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

Effective January 1, 2021, the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) on your bill will increase as a result of an increase in the Federal Communications Commission’s  (FCC) universal service fund contribution factor from 27.1% to 31.8%.  The FUSC is calculated in accordance with FCC rules by applying the new contribution factor of 31.8% (0.318) 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.