TITLE

Long distance: Small carriers make inroads

AUTHOR(S)
Hart, Katherine
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/18/95, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increased use of long-distance services offered by small telephone companies to businesses in New Orleans, Louisiana. Deregulation of the telephone industry in the mid-1980s; Establishment of small telephone companies after the deregulation; Advantages of using long-distance telephone services of small companies.
ACCESSION #
9510073850

 

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