phone company


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Noun1.phone company - a public utility that provides telephone servicephone company - a public utility that provides telephone service
public utility, public utility company, public-service corporation, utility - a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 June 2010-Everybody's Phone Company to resell Verizon services in Texas(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
HERAT, June 13, 2010 (Frontier Star): Taliban allegedly torched a tower of a cellular phone company today (June 13) in western Farah province, police said Sunday.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 June 2008-Finnish local phone company Vaasan Laanin Puhelin Oy phases out remaining public phones, cuts staff by 24(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
But other IHEs are determined to get back at least some of the missing funds on phone service, with initiatives that include partnerships with wireless companies, renting roof space to cellular providers, creating an in-college phone company, or considering new directions for VoIP.
One major phone company, Qwest, refused to give the NSA its customers' records.
Currently, certain sets of phone numbers are allocated to each mobile phone company by the Ministry, and when a user changes between mobile phone companies, they must also change their number.
The agency explained that the status reports required from every Internet phone company last week showed that by ``repeatedly prompting subscribers through a variety of means, the majority of providers .
According to Shane Miller, Call Centers 24X7 CEO, the "engineers with the phone company weren't as familiar with the requirements or the system, [or with] what testing we needed to do, so it was a really time-intensive process to get it set up.
Several other states are drafting IP telephony regulations; furthest along is Minnesota, which has ordered Vonage, a leading Internet calling provider, to apply for certification as a phone company and submit a list of its prices as well as a 911 emergency phone plan.
Antiabortion groups are beginning to take advantage of a fairly new fund-raising tool: a phone company that donates all profits to organizations whose members sign up for its services.
Any other company would have exploited such a potentially profitable situation, while at the same time benefiting users," says Carlos Ramos, CEO of the now privately operated phone company.
The new cellular phone company is also expected to offer comprehensive services when the next-generation mobile phone service starts sometime around 2002, the sources said.