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private carrier

An organization that provides telecommunications services. A private carrier may refuse to sell its services to a particular party, whereas a "common carrier" is obligated to treat all customers equally. The term also refers to shipping organizations such as private air transport and trucking companies. Contrast with common carrier.
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Senate bill would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program and encourage private carriers to write flood insurance by allowing NFIP policyholders to switch back to the program from a private policy without losing grandfathering status.
This is not the first time the private carrier has suspended its flight operations.
The government, already weakened by a string of corruption scandals over the past year, will face further political heat if it tries to rescue a money-losing private carrier - especially one owned by a flamboyant drinks baron.
Microwave networking solutions provider Aviat Networks Inc (Nasdaq:AVNW) announced on Thursday that it has reached an agreement with low-latency private carrier services provider McKay Brothers LLC.
I pay all my bills in the bank, buy my stamps from the newsagent, and send my parcels by private carrier.
Premier private carrier Kingfisher Airlines is also seeking government help in meeting the demands of the state-run oil firms for clearance of dues and talking to banks, including public sector ones, to lower its interest cost.
INDIA'S SECOND biggest private carrier, Kingfisher Airlines, has announced that it will launch a new premium business model and drop its existing low-cost carrier named Kingfisher Red.
The least worrisome is an audit related to a private carrier payment issue.
Jet Airways, the country s largest private carrier, has reported a net profit of Rs 3.
August 17, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- A Chinese private carrier, Juneyao Airlines, will operate for the first time direct flight between Beijing and Khartoum, a Sudanese official said today.
In addition, NCCI estimated a private carrier reserve deficiency of $6 billion for 2008, compared with a $2 billion deficiency the year before.
I would rather stick with Medicare Part A/Part B than get involved with a private carrier that I can't trust.