access charge

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access charge

The charge imposed by a communications service or telephone company for the use of its network.
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Bulgaria's energy watchdog has vowed that renewable energy producers will soon get a refund of the sums they paid as grid access fee.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has admitted that the introduction of the contested grid access fee for renewable energy producers was his idea, but the decision was tough to take.
OTC Markets Group recently released dynamic access fee display and the QAP One Statement service to meet broker-dealer needs in response to the new Access Fee rules.
However, not everyone is unhappy with the access fee idea.
Sydney Airport today said it welcomed NSW Government's announcement that the station access fee at Green Square and Mascot rail stations will be scrapped from Monday.
For schools intending infrequent or emergency messages, the Flex Pricing Plan offers an annual account access fee of $995, with each message sent costing 15 cents.
Since the parent clinic group has other insurance-based practices which do not charge an access fee or provide these special services, it is true that the patients are stratified by their ability or willingness to pay the extra fees.
Of the remaining variable portion, 80 percent will be charged in line with the trading value and 10 percent will be the access fee.
The substantial decrease in access fee revenues in the fiscal year was due largely to a cut in fees and slowed use of fixed-line phones.
Competition from other service providers has forced Charter to cut its monthly rate for modem service from $45 to $40 and its digital access fee from $5 to $3 per month.
Without a more precise definition of access fees, multiple telecommunications services could be bundled and charged as part of the access fee, thus avoiding currently applicable state and local sales taxes.
But World Sports Group, who sold the television and broadcasting rights to Sky and TalkSport for the English market, are demanding an access fee to give the BBC up to two minutes an hour.