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- Mixed message. Pappalardo, Denise // Telephony;09/30/96, Vol. 231 Issue 14, p20
Reports on AT&T's One Rate flat rate pricing structure for its long-distance services. Causes of the decrease in revenues; Competitors; Remarks made by Chris Landes regarding the plan.
- Posted prices. // Crain's New York Business;03/22/99, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p26
Reports that federal regulators have ordered long-distance telephone companies in the United States, including AT&T Corp., to post prices on the Internet.
- High Cost For Overseas Dialing. Mendez-Wilson, Deborah // Wireless Week;03/26/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p26
Reports the increase in international call rates made from landline phones to mobile phones imposed by AT&T Corp. in 2001. Example of how calls are billed; Rationale for the increase; Implication of the replacement of landline service by mobile telephony.
- Rate hike, round 2. Weber, Toby // Telephony;07/03/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 1, p24
Deals with the proposal of AT&T to raise its telephone long-distance rates for its non-discount customers. Agreement of AT&T with other telephone service providers to eliminate access charges; Amount of the increase; Criticisms raised by Gloria Tristani, commissioner of the United States...
- "It Cost $4 a Minute to Call Home!" McGirt, Ellen; Ashford, Kate // Money;Apr2007, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p22
This article reports on a reader's high phone rate for calling home while visiting Mexico. Rate information for AT&T's USADirect Service was hard to find, and the promotional rates of their savings plans were misleading. Recommendation was made to buy prepaid calling cards when traveling or...
- End of the (easy credit) line for AT&T? Creswell, Julie // Fortune;11/26/2001, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p224
Focuses on AT&T, and how Standard & Poor's and Moody's cut the telecommunication company's credit ratings. Deterioration of the company's long-distance business; Competition faced by the company from electronic mail and wireless technologies, as well as companies like Verizon; Difficulty of the...
- Barrage of new offers sparks phone price war. Fitzgerald, Kate // Advertising Age;1/16/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p36
Reports on the competitive pricing of long distance phone calls by MCI and Sprint to compete with the discounts offered by AT&T's True. Choosing dilemma for customers.
- Lowered prices, raised fists. Bucholtz, Chris // Telephony;07/07/97, Vol. 233 Issue 1, p7
Reports that AT&T and MCI have reduced long-distance rates in response to Federal Communications Commission's reductions in access charges. Complaints from local carriers that the cuts do not go far enough; Possibility that other long-distance providers will follow suit.
- Calling up a trio of new savings plans. Cleland, Kim // Advertising Age;9/4/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 35, p3
Informs about the discount packages launched by Sprint, MCI Communications Corp. and AT&T in long-distance telephone market in US. Views of Candice Bergen spokeswoman for Sprints; Details.