ST. PAUL COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION PUBLIC NOTICE St. Paul Cooperative Telephone Association is a telecommunications provider who provides basic and enhanced services within its service territory. St. Paul Cooperative Telephone Association is an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier and as such, receives support from the Federal Universal Service Fund. Local service charges are as follows: Monthly Rates Single Party Service $ 10.50 State Mandated Each Telephone Number Emergency 911 Services $ 1.25 Residential Service Protection Fund $ 0.14 State Universal Service Fund $ 0.63 Federal Mandated Subscriber Line Charge Each Single Line Number $ 6.50 Each Multi-Line Number $ 9.20 Access Recovery Charge (ARC) $ 3.00 Customers of basic service have access to the public switched network, minutes of use for local service provided at no additional charge and access to emergency 911 services. Toll limitation services are also available for qualifying low-income customers. Lifeline service is available for qualifying low-income customers. The federal Lifeline benefit of up to $9.25 may be applied to either qualifying voice services or qualifying broadband services. Broadband internet access service is available at the following speeds and monthly rates: — 10 M – $ 64.00 or $ 48.99 with phone service — 20 M – $ 74.00 or $59.99 with phone service — 50 M – $ 84.00 or $69.99 with phone service — 150 M – $ 114.00 or $99.99 with phone service Lifeline service is a government program designed to make monthly residential telecommunication services more affordable to eligible low-income customers. Customers who are eligible for the Lifeline program are also eligible for toll blocking at no additional charge. The Federal Lifeline discount can be applied to qualifying voice or broadband services. In order to be eligible for the Federal Lifeline discount, a customer’s annual household income must be at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or a customer must participate in one of the following programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); Medicaid; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Federal Public Housing Assistance; Veterans Pension & Survivors Pension; or qualifying Tribal Programs. Lifeline is a non-transferable service and eligible subscribers may receive assistance from only one wireline or wireless telecommunications provider per household. Only eligible customers may enroll in the program. Customers are required to submit a Lifeline application form and will be required to certify continued eligibility annually. Customers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain Lifeline benefits can be punished by fine or imprisonment or can be barred from the program. Basic services are offered to all customers in the St. Paul Cooperative Telephone Association service territories at the rates, terms, and conditions specified in the St. Paul Cooperative Telephone Association tariff. If you have any questions regarding Lifeline service or would like to apply for Lifeline service, please call us at 503-633-2111 or visit our business office at 20238 Christie Street NE, St. Paul OR 97137. Published November 3, 2021. WI221074

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Publication: Miscellaneous 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2021/11/03

End Date: 2021/11/03

Owner: St. Paul Cooperatice Telephone Association


County: Marion