Price per Minute In Major Cities
- Are you paying too much? Rohde // Network World;11/30/98, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p33
Offers tips for companies on how to negotiate for telecommunication services based on rates in the United States as of November 30, 1998. Includes prices of long distance calls; Tips from David Bower, president of Dallas, Texas-based inTelesystems. INSET: Briefs..
- Long distance roster shrinking. Slepicka, Mary // America's Network;06/15/98, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p49
Cites a report issued by Atlantic-ACM which found that sharp declines in long distance retail pricing are thinning the ranks of interexchange carriers and straining business plans. Intensification of price wars in the long distance arena; Widespread adoption of flat-rate, per-minute pricing...
- Battle begins over interconnection. Guy, Sandra // Telephony;4/29/96, Vol. 230 Issue 18, p26
Focuses on contentions about the Federal Communications Commission's 1996 Telecommunications Reform Act which dealt with long-distance interconnection. Colleen Boothby's, a lawyer interpretation of the act; Information on access rates; Comments from the Federal Communications Commission.
- Will low-use charges fall flat? Bahr, Susan // America's Network;09/01/99, Vol. 103 Issue 13, p18
Examines the inquiry of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concerning the flat long distance charges imposed on presubscribed customers who make few or no long distance calls. Solutions suggested by FCC; Information on the dial-around call alternative.
- Who has the cheapest long-distance rates now? // Consumer Reports;Mar1996, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p7
Attempts to offer an estimate of which company offers the lowest long-distance rates despite the fact that long-distance phone service seems to change regularly. Ways the consumer can save; Comparing discounts; Comparison of AT&T True Savings (now True Reach); MCI Friends & Family; Sprint Sense.
- Yes, it is possible to compare long-distance phone plans; here's how. Langhoff, June // PHC Profit Report;08/01/96, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p6
Offers guidelines for comparing costs of long-distance services by several telephone companies. Average cost per minute; Required fees and minimums; Daytime charges; Example illustrating how to calculate costs; Information from the book `Telecom Made Easy.'
- FCC rulings overhaul rules of the game. Hirschman, Carolyn // Telephony;05/12/97, Vol. 232 Issue 19, p8
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's plan to cut long distance calling rates and restructure subsidies that support universal access to local telephone service. Implications for long-distance carriers; Reaction of carriers to the plan; Background on FCC's Universal Service/Access...
- Some long-distance deals you wanted to brag about. // Christian Science Monitor;6/5/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 135, p16
Presents information for several long distance telephone services which are available in the United States, including prices and telephone numbers.
- Long-distance war of words heats up. McCarthy, Shira // Telephony;5/22/95, Vol. 228 Issue 21, p14
Reports on the controversy over the trend in the rate of telephone long-distance. Figures from the Competitive Long Distance Coalition from 1985 to 1994; Bases of regional holding companies of their rate claims from 1989 to 1995; Number of ways of calculating the rate.