|Re: Cost of POTS w/o Long Distance|
|John Levine (email@example.com)|
6 Jan 2006 05:08:18 -0000
> Am I correct that even though I'm not using my 3rd party LD provider|
> that I had with my POTS service that I'm still paying some form of a
> month connection fee to the POTS provider?
> Any idea what the fee is called.
I believe the usual term is a "phone bill".
If you're refering to a line called something like:
FCC MANDATED ACCESS CHARGE
which is probably $6.50, its correct label should be:
EXTRA MONEY THE FCC LETS US COLLECT
since it is simply part of your monthly phone rate.
Back at the time of the Bell breakup, the access charge was a
Some people think that they shouldn't have to pay it if they never
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