Customer Notice for Fusc Surcharge Factor Increase – Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Effective January 1, 2023, the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) on your bill will increase as a result of a increase in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) universal service fund contribution factor from 28.9% to 32.6%. The FUSC is calculated in accordance with FCC rules by applying the new contribution factor of 32.6% (0.326) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc. at 1.800.687.3222.