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settlement rate

The amount charged by the local access carrier for terminating a call from another country. It also refers to the amount charged by one ISP for carrying the traffic of another. See Tier 1 network.
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One of the leading family mediators in Florida, Matthew Brickman of iMediate Inc, recently released his divorce mediation settlement rates in a telephone interview posted on his YouTube Channel which can be seen below.
In this study, collectors were immersed for 1 wk from May/June to late September for measuring settlement rates.
Through the relationship, customers ot Closing Corp's SmartGFE Calculator and RamQuest's Closing Market will be able to provide online title and settlement rate quotes to their lender clients and give them the ability to instantly place orders online.
There are several points worth discussing in a comparison of the settlement rates between the two models.
A consequence of this compression is that two-category studies consistently find a smaller difference between the settlement rates of the weak and strong claims than studies that use three categories.
This article provides an overview of the Program, presents the settlement rates for 1999-2004, estimates the cost savings attributable to those settlements, and concludes that the Program is a success.
the same period last year - largely because of a new federal mandate that slashed international settlement rates from 85 cents per call to 23 cents.
Possible outcomes, according to Chamber of Deputies communications committee chairman Alonso Ulloa, are autonomy for telecom regulator Cofetel, allowing 100% foreign ownership of telecom companies, regulation of Telmex, and the setting of settlement rates.
The pressures that IP telephony and other alternative network services are placing on the accounting rates system are recognised by many industry observers as accelerating the move towards open telecommunications markets and 'cost-oriented' settlement rates.
He would not be drawn on whether or not he favored ISPs paying the settlement rates, or accounting rates, to land their international calls in the way telcos have to (10/23/98).
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had earlier insisted Japan Telecom, along with KDD, lower the settlement rates to 15 cents or less a minute as a prerequisite for starting operations in the U.