'800' number phone rates in jeopardy

Streeter, Bill
June 1983
ABA Banking Journal;Jun83, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p42
Details a proposal from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would eliminate reduced rates for toll-free lines and other wide area telephone service (WATS) and a possible repercussion of increase in telephone costs for banks. FCC proposal to eliminate outgoing WATS service and reprice incoming WATS service to be equal to the regular interstate phone line; Analysis of the effect and justification of the change; Impact of public pressure on FCC rulemaking; Other telecommunication issues relevant to banks.


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