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HI all,

disclaimer: i work at Vonage.

a clarification on how/why Vonage charges FUSF fee.

The fcc mandates that every telco collect this "fee". Voange does not profit from this collection at all - in fact if it did it would be illegal. Vonage is supposed to collect this fee over the financial year and then pay the government the entire sum of money we collected, just like any other tax. And that is the key thing to realize, even though the fcc mandates that fusf be referred to as a fee, its actually a tax - Vonage must pass on everything it collects from its customers under this heading to the government.

As for the rate changes to FUSF- the rate at which Vonage collects is an estimate of the amount that we must pay into the fund. This rate is actually monitored by people in finance and adjusted according to the current level of collection. If we've been over collecting it goes down, if we've been under-collecting it goes up. In fact as a specific example the FUSF rate changed from 7.5 to 7.01 in May of 2008 (check you monthly invoices from back then.) In July 2008, we started collecting FUSF at a rate of 6.3% - so it does actually decrease sometimes :)

In general, regarding taxes/fees, Vonage must pass on any taxes/fees that it collects except for the Regulatory Recovery Fee and the E911 cost recovery. Voange is allowed to collect these fee's for recouping its cost of making its systems work with 911 and other government/fcc mandated systems. Even on these we don't make any profit, since it actually costs as much to make our systems inter-operate with the 911 system and other telecos.
One thing to note is that E911 cost recovery is different from any state or county 911 taxes you might see on your invoice (based on your location) - those are taxes that Vonage must pass on to the respective government.

Hope this helps in understanding you bill better.



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Check Bill - Federal Universal Service Fee Monthly Increase


Thanks to all. I have a "thing" about fees that are pocketed by a non-regulated
Has anyone noticed that the Federal Universal Service Fee has increased slightly
Yes, and I'm getting damned tired of being nickeled and dimed. My $15 plan now costs
My November bill increased 14 cent compared to my October bill for the Federal

Sales taxes and 911 fees are mandatory. Even the 911 fee questionable. The other
The charge is for low income phone service. Half of them have cell phones anyway!
The regulatory recovery fee and the 911 fee are Vonage imposed fees. They keep
Yes, mine has increased from $1.43 in November 2006 to $2.31 in February 2008!
The charge assists the poor to maintain service. I guess they use their cellphone

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