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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

The Office of Regulatory Staff will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.

We are pleased to announce the ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Fund (SFRF) 1.0 Grant Program application and related documents have been posted online.

Applications from eligible Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are due no later than 8/31/2022 at 5:00PM.  For more information, click here.

Telecommunications Reports & Notices

In addition to regulating telephone service providers serving the state, the ORS is the administrator and manager of the South Carolina Universal Service Fund (USF) and the Dual Party Relay Fund. The ORS also has several periodic reporting requirements established by state law.

The Status of Local Telephone Competition in South Carolina 

Universal Service Fund (USF) and Dual Party Relay Fund (DPR)