Universal Fund Changes Are Coming
- MetroPCS Thrives with Flat-Fee Services. Marek, Sue // Wireless Week;5/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p13
The article focuses on the flat fee services such as roaming and long-distance being offered by flat rate operator MetroPCS in the U.S. The operator has a total of seven metro areas with the addition of Dallas and Detroit to its list of markets. Bob Young, executive vice-president for market...
- The Simple Welfare Economics of Network Externalities and the Uneasy Case for Subscribership Subsidies. Barnett, A. H.; Kaserman, David L. // Journal of Regulatory Economics;May1998, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p245
The goal of universal service has dominated the telecommunications policy landscape for at least the past half century. This policy objective has been promoted with cross subsidies from long-distance telecommunications services to subscribers to local telecommunications service. The economic...
- Call rates to Pakistan jumped. // Flare (Pakistan);11/15/2012, p23
The article discusses the implementation of the International Clearing House (ICH) for the telecommunication industry in Pakistan. It states that long distance international (LDI) operators' implementation of ICH is being lead by the Ministry of Information Technology and Pakistan...
- Voice-over-IP pays its own way. Chan, Tony // Telecom Asia;Sep99, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p18
Focuses on a major barrier to delivering international voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) traffic. Need to install an Internet Protocol telephony gateway in every destination country; Emergence of a set of international carriers to replace traditional circuit-switched based carriers; Cost savings.
- BARGAIN TELEPHONE RATES TO THE U.K. // British Heritage;Sep2003, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p12
A new long-distance service enables callers to telephone Great Britain for astonishingly low rates. For just a 39-cent connection fee and 3 cents a minute, anyone can ring up Great Britain without dreading the expense. Charges will appear on one's regular phone bill along with the usual taxes...
- Telephone Cost Allocation: Testing the Variability of Costs. Dalton, Margaret M.; Mann, Patrick C. // Land Economics;Aug88, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p296
Basic telephone service rates are increasing. Simultaneously, competition among interexchange (long distance) carriers is placing downward pressure on toll rates. One of the more controversial telecommunications issues concerns whom should be responsible for the costs of the local exchange...
- Ruling lets RBOCs target long-distance business. Greene, Tim; Rohde, David // Network World;01/12/98, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p16
Reports that Regional Bell operating companies will be able to sell long-distance services in their home regions with out interference from the United States Federal Communications Commission. Estimated market for long-distance services; Reasons for the change; Who the ruling applies to. ...
- VIOP Is A Sideshow-Access Is The Issue. Finneran, Michael // Business Communications Review;Mar2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on the public network voice over IP service in the U.S. Advantages of IP technology; Details of the access charge exemptions; Strategies for providing information services to businesses and consumers.
- Voice is not dead. Neighly, Patrick // America's Network;12/01/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 18, p38
No abstract available.