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toll call

[′tōl ‚kȯl]
(communications)
Telephone call to points beyond the area within which telephone calls are covered by a flat monthly rate or are charged for on a message unit basis.
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FOSTER CITY, Cal.--With deregulation of local toll calls now a reality in 48 states, Telegen Corp., supplier of intelligent communications devices, is a capitalizing on the confusion while helping consumers keep the cost of their calls down.
Call completion issues on toll calls are challenging to address.
Toll calls will continue to require 1+10-digit dialing.
The 3% excise tax on phone service under IRC [section] 4251 had been contested by a number of taxpayers with respect to toll calls. IRC [section] 4252(b) defines taxable service as including long-distance calls for which the charge varies with time and distance or is billed by a fiat fee for calls within a specified nonlocal area.
Product placement, revenue-sharing deals on contest-generated toll calls and interests in spinoff businesses like legit productions of popular telenovelas are helping boost revs.
Almost all chapters offer a transcript of a sample coaching conversation (smooth ones and difficult ones), what Toll calls a "vignette," not a "script" (6).
Through the use of T-VoIP, companies are able to interconnect geographically dispersed PBXs over a virtual private network, avoiding the high price of international toll calls between office locations.
To save on toll calls, families can email the national co-ordinator Jennifer Howard (shalimajhoward@icqmail.com), who will phone them promptly.
With this service customers could block their phones for toll calls (0900, 0939 and 0944 numbers) and for calls to countries outside the Nordic region.
Then, from another location, call Laclede at (314) 821-8960 (toll calls: 1-800-887-4173), or, if that number is busy, call (314) 342-0800.
The credit union lowers costs further by using the network to bypass toll calls within the state and to concentrate out-of-state long-distance calls through a single location.