4252(b)(1), and that the excise tax applied to long-distance
telephone services even when the charges were not based on both the distance and duration of the call.
Besides Sprint's extensive national and international long-distance
network, the company has a collection of local telephone operations around the nation, a national wireless network and one of the major Internet ``backbone'' networks through which other companies provide Internet access to consumers.
Last year, Wholesale Services launched its first new product in years--a prepaid long-distance
Examples of local long-distance
calls include Appleton to Oshkosh or Berlin, Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay, from Milwaukee to Kenosha, or Sheboygan to Fond Du Lac.
Alger notes that while the North American telecommunications giant is attempting to capture a portion of the long-distance
market, it is not going to be in direct competition with Bell Canada.
The Board of Directors of Endesa has decided, in accordance with the provisions of article 30 bis of the Corporate Bylaws and article 20 bis of the General Meeting Regulations, that at this Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting, the following rules on the subject of long-distance
voting and granting of proxy shall apply as from the date of publication of the pertinent meeting notice:
The FCC already has expressed its opposition to marriages between long-distance
companies and big regional phone carriers.
Currently, Telmex controls over 90% of the local exchange sector, 70% of the long-distance
sector, and has a substantial share of the data sector.
carriers have said they will pass on their savings to residential customers, especially ``basic'' subscribers who do not have discount plans for long-distance
Florida consumers can place a long-distance
call from home using AT&T within the trial calling zone by first dialing 10-ATT (10288), then "1" plus the area code and the seven-digit phone number.
AMD is very pleased to contribute to China's education development, together with Lenovo and Dawning, by supporting long-distance
education in Hebei's rural area.
With more than 700 long-distance
providers aggressively competing for each customer, the price on the long-distance
calls has fallen dramatically.