Digging Deeper

Wednesday June 07 by Claudia bourneABC News
Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard on May 31 announced a deal to reduce so-called access charges for consumers. “Two major carriers, AT&T and Sprint, have agreed to drop altogether these minimum monthly charges,” Kennard said. It turns out on the same day, AT&T, the nation’s biggest long distance carrier, also filed papers with the FCC to hike most of the per minute charges paid by millions of customers who make relatively few long distance calls.

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