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So, um, what exactly are the Administrative and Regulatory charges? I understand what the other ones are for - funding (E)911, funding programs like Assurance Wireless so everyone has access to emergency services, etc. Those I am glad to pay. But the Sprint ones specifically... that explanation never sat with me that well.

 

And, just checked my own bill. I'm not paying Administrative and Regulatory here in MI. Just the universal access charges, which go towards the aforementioned "obamaphone" programs (goodness I hate that term).

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Administrative Charge

The Administrative Charge is applied per line, per month by Sprint to help defray various costs imposed on Sprint by other telecommunications carriers, including, but not limited to, charges imposed by local telephone companies for delivery of calls from our customers to their landline customers and for certain network facilities and services we must purchase from them. The Administrative Charge is not a tax and is not an amount we are required to collect from you by law. The Administrative Charge and the components used to calculate this charge are subject to change from time to time.

Regulatory Charge

The Regulatory Charge is assessed per line, per month by Sprint to help defray costs of various federal, state, and local regulatory programs. The Regulatory Charge is not a tax and is not an amount we are required to collect from you by law. The Regulatory Charge and the components used to calculate this charge are subject to change from time to time.

http://support.sprin...geIndex=3&lid=y

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