Wide Area Telecommunications Service

Wide Area Telecommunications Service

(communications)
(WATS) A special service provided by an inter-exchange carrier that allows a customer to use a specific trunk to make calls to specific geographic zones or to receive calls at a specified number at a discounted price.
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The benefits to the IDNX customer are reduced costs for hardware, reduced costs for wide area telecommunications services and the ability to cost-effectively fan out private network services to smaller locations that do not require the capacity of a dedicated T1/E1 span.
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