New pay-phone ruling upsets AT&T

Rohde, David
October 1997
Network World;10/20/97, Vol. 14 Issue 42, p37
Trade Publication
Reports that the US Federal Communications Commission has voted to give local exchange carriers and independent owners of pay telephones a new compensation rate of 28.4 cents per call for all toll-free and other coinless calls placed from their phones. Payment schemes; Facts about toll-free numbers; Reactions from AT&T on the decision.


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