Customer Notice for FUSC Surcharge Factor Increase – Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Effective October 1, 2023, 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 29.2% to 34.5%. The FUSC is calculated in accordance with FCC rules by applying the new contribution factor of 34.5% (0.345) 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: email@example.com. You may also call Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc. at 1.800.687.3222.
Customer Notice for Texas Universal Service Fund – Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
The Texas Universal Service Fund assessment rate has been reduced from 24% to 12% effective July 1, 2023. Currently, we have chosen to only assess our customers 10% for the TUSF assessment rate rather than the entire 12% as approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. If you have questions you may call Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc. at 1.800.687.3222.