I was expecting a long-distance call
, Lady Wetherby, and left word I would be here.
The IDD (international direct dialing) offer brings long-distance call
rates to as low as P1.50 per minute.
In addition, long-distance calls
are 10.6 cents per minute, incoming toll-free calls are 11.31 cents per minute and calling-card calls are 12.2 cents per minute, with a minimum usage of $5 per month.
Instead of paying between 10 and 30 cents per minute for domestic long-distance calls
, most IP telephony services charge an average of 8 cents per call.
It's no surprise that national and international long-distance calls
continue to be the company's no.
"Before anyone makes a long-distance call
for a client, they have to dial that client's code," explains Latimer.
Therefore they must keep personal calls short, eliminate personal long distance, and limit business long-distance call
DDI Corp., better known for its KDDI brand name, is considering slashing by May its long-distance call
rates to match the rate cuts announced Monday by major rival NTT Communications Corp., KDDI officials said Tuesday.
The high rate made the cost of calling a cellular phone comparable to a national long-distance call
Meanwhile, on long-distance call
rates, Okuyama suggested his company will not lower them for now, saying that other carriers cannot afford to do so.
Under its reorganization plan, NTT will be divided into two regional firms, in eastern and western Japan, and a long-distance call
operator July 1.
The merged company will be under the umbrella of an NTT holding company to be created next July in a reorganization of NTT, which will change into two regional city call service companies, one long-distance call
company and one international telecommunications company, they said.