toll call


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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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A call from Los Angeles to San Francisco costs approximately 14 cents per minute at long distance rates, while a call from Los Angeles to neighboring New-port Beach currently costs 34 center per minute at local toll call rates.
Residential customers who do not make a lot of toll calls could save a few cents to a few dollars per month, Pacific Bell said.
In a separate ruling, the PUC said GTE customers could make toll calls within their service area without dialing their long-distance carrier's access code to get that carrier's price rate.