REVISED MASSACHUSETTS ENHANCED 911 SURCHARGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015

On May 28, 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable (“D.T.C.”) issued an Interim Order in Docket D.T.C. 15-2, Petition of the State 911 Department to Adjust the Enhanced 911 Surcharge.  

In the Interim Order, the D.T.C. adjusted the Massachusetts Enhanced 911 Surcharge to $1.25 per month, effective July 1, 2015, for each subscriber or end user whose communication services are capable of accessing and utilizing the enhanced 911 system.  Each communication service provider shall remit surcharge revenues, along with the required report, to the State 911 Department on a monthly basis.  

On June 18, 2015, the D.T.C. issued a Final Order approving the adjustment to the Enhanced 911 Surcharge to $1.25 per month, effective July 1, 2015, with a reduction to $1.00, effective July 1, 2016.

The monthly report form, as well as the D.T.C.’s Interim and Final Orders, can be found on this website.  Additional information is also available in the service provider resources section.