Ready to blast off? The FCC High Cost/Lifeline annual report Form 481 filings are due earlier than in prior years. This year they are due July 1, 2014. Are you an FCC-approved ETC providing High Cost/Lifeline services? Not only is there the filing at the FCC, there are individual state filing requirements as well. See our 8/14/13 blog article FCC Form 481 High Cost/Lifeline Filing Due Date.