WATS

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WATS

abbr.
Wide-Area Telecommunications Service
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Noun1.WATS - a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service
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The second type of toll telephone service is a wide area telephone service ("WATS"-type service) that entitles the subscriber, on payment of a periodic charge (determined as a flat amount or on the basis of total elapsed transmission time), to the privilege of an unlimited number of telephonic communications to or from all (or a substantial portion of) the persons with telephone or radio telephone stations in a specified area outside the local telephone system area in which the station provided with this service is located; see Sec.
In accordance with its application, the Company intends to subscribe to and resell all forms of local telephone service in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including local dial tone services, Message Telephone Service, Wide Area Telephone Service, private lines, tie lines, access service, cellular service and local switched service.

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