extended-area service

extended-area service

[ik¦stend·əd ¦er·ē·ə ′sər·vəs]
(communications)
Telephone exchange service, without toll charges, that extends over an area where there is a community of interest, often in return for a somewhat higher exchange service rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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