This fee helps defray costs associated with building and maintaining Brightspeed's High-Speed Internet broadband network, as well as the costs of expanding network capacity to support the continued increase in customers' average broadband consumption.
Is it new?
The ICRF has been on customer bills for several years in many of our service areas.
How much is it?
It is $3.99* per month, per internet connection. If you have two high-speed internet (HSI) lines, you will be charged $3.99 for each line for a total of $7.98.
*The Internet Cost Recovery fee for the state of Washington is $1.99.
Who does it apply to?
It applies to Brightspeed High-Speed Internet customers with the exception of High-Speed Internet customers with Price for Life.