Introduction The Regulatory Recovery Fee will be adjusted to reflect nexogy's costs related to federal regulatory programs on July 1st of each year. This article answers frequently asked questions about this change. Note that changes in state fees or surcharges may also affect the amount of the Regulatory Recovery Fee at any time during the year. Such changes could be effective on the first of any month.
What is the Regulatory Recovery Fee? The Regulatory Recovery Fee is a nexogy service charge imposed on voice telecommunication services to recover nexogy's contributions to federal, state and municipal regulatory programs and assessments levied on nexogy, including, without limitation, state universal service programs and federal fees.
Do changes in nexogy's costs related to federal regulatory programs affect the amount of the Regulatory Recovery Fee? Yes. If the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changes the charges assessed on service providers, the amount of the Regulatory Recovery Fee will increase or decrease depending on the change.
What government programs are included in the Regulatory Recovery Fee? It includes fees that recover the contributions that nexogy is obligated to make to state and federal funds that support communications services for individuals in high-cost areas, individuals in low-income areas and disabled individuals.