Customer Notice for Fusc Surcharge Factor Decrease – Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Effective April 1, 2023, the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) on your bill will decrease as a result of a decrease in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) universal service fund contribution factor from 32.6% to 29%. The FUSC is calculated in accordance with FCC rules by applying the new contribution factor of 29% (0.29) to the charges for interstate services. The federal universal service fund helps to ensure access to affordable communications services in hard-to-serve rural areas of the United States. If you have any questions regarding the FUSC, please contact the FCC at 1.888.225.5322 or email: fccinfo@fcc.gov. You may also call Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc. at 1.800.687.3222.

To learn more about the FUSC you can visit https://www.fcc.gov/general/universal-service or you may call 1.888.225.5322 or email: fccinfo@fcc.gov.