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

Effective July 1, 2020 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 19.6% to 26.5%.  The FUSC is calculated in accordance with FCC rules by applying the new contribution factor of 26.5% (0.265) 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 1.800.225.5322 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.