What is the Federal Universal Service Charge?

What is the Federal Universal Service Charge?

The “Federal Universal Service Charge” (FUSC), also authorized by the FCC, is not part of your local service rate. The Federal Universal Service Fund assists with the costs of providing “affordable” telecom services to low-income individuals and to residents in … Continued
What is Simultaneous Ring?

What is Simultaneous Ring?

Never miss a call make your phone number ring in up to 5 locations. HOW IT WORKS: Program your home or business phone number to ring in up to 5 locations (home, work, mobile numbers, etc.) at the same time. … Continued
What should I do when digging where cable might be buried?

What should I do when digging where cable might be buried?

For locating underground lines or facilities call Palmetto Utility Protection Service (PUPS) at 1-888-721-7877 prior to digging. The law requires persons to give notice or intent to excavate or demolish prior to beginning such operations. Failure to comply could subject … Continued
Will all of my long distance services be provided under the new Agreement?

Will all of my long distance services be provided under the new Agreement?

No, the Agreement only applies to state-to-state and international long distance toll services. The toll services for calling within a state are still covered by tariffs filed at the South Carolina Public Service Commission, which governs rules for rates, terms … Continued
What is Remote Activated Call Forward?

What is Remote Activated Call Forward?

*Must have Call Forward feature HOW IT WORKS Allows you to activate, deactivate, or redirect Call Forwarding from another phone. To activate your PIN you must dial in from your home phone. 1. Dial *53. 2. When prompted for the … Continued
What is Selective Call Forwarding?

What is Selective Call Forwarding?

Certain Restrictions May Apply HOW IT WORKS: You can program your phone to forward only those calls from a special list of numbers to another number – such as your mobile phone. When your service is turned “on,” calls from … Continued
What does the law say about telephone use?

What does the law say about telephone use?

Listed below are points from some of the laws (both Federal and State), which govern telephone usage. Violation of these laws should be reported to the proper civil authorities. It is unlawful to: Make nuisance or malicious telephone calls. Use … Continued
What is the Federal End User Access Charge?

What is the Federal End User Access Charge?

The charge is prescribed by the Federal Communications Commission and is part of the FCC’s effort to support competition in the telecom market. The Interstate End User charge is a flat monthly charge assessed directly on your bill. The FCC … Continued
What is Call Forward?

What is Call Forward?

Let your calls follow you to another number. HOW IT WORKS: You can program your calls to ring at another number. Each time a call is forwarded, your phone will make one short ring. It can still be used to … Continued