Local telephone service
is defined as access to a local telephone system and the privilege of telephonic-quality communication with substantially all persons having telephone or radio telephone stations in that system, as well as any service or facility provided in connection with local telephone service
; see Sec.
Earlier this year, Radioshack Corporation filed suit on behalf of itself and all similarly situated taxpayers seeking refunds of overpaid federal excise tax on the ground that the tax was erroneously applied by the Internal Revenue Service to long-distance telephone services
that were charged based on a flat rate per minute or other unit of time and without regard to the distance of each call.
In Mexico, for example, where deregulation has created a competitive new market for telephone service
providers, Infinitec Networks' technology should prove to be a boon to their bottom line.
The United States has the highest penetration rate of telephone service
of any country in the world.
The expansion of telephone services
has not been able to keep up with the growing demand, an estimated 50% of demand for telephones remaining unmet.
The payments were not for local telephone service
, because the taxpayer and the ISPs were not provided "the privilege of telephonic quality communication with substantially all persons having telephone or radio telephone stations constituting a part of a local telephone system.
In such cases, it was intended that tariffs for comparable telephone service
be applied if applicable.
These hard working Americans deserve the same access to basic telephone service
that most people in the United States take for granted, and they deserve the opportunity to have carriers compete for their business.
iON) is a leading provider of VoIP telephone service
and an international long distance wholesale carrier.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Signate, a leading provider of VoIP telephone solutions based on industry standard hardware and open source software, today announced the availability of Cepstral's Text-to-Speech (TTS) engine and voices integrated into its SigProvider and SigCarrier solutions for telephone service
Through TeleContinuity's proprietary intelligent communications routing, unique switching technology, and geographically dispersed network, users can easily activate the service within minutes of a telephone service
disruption and restore incoming and outgoing call service by routing their telephone service
into the TeleContinuity Network.
0, a major enhancement to its hosted VoIP PBX solution for telephone service
providers with up to 3,000 extensions.
By choosing Charter Telephone service
, customers are also able to take advantage of the convenience of a single bill for all of their cable television, high speed internet, and telephone services
, not to mention the great bundle discounts," says Mr.
s (OTCBB:ELEC) wholesale and retail provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services nationwide, today announced that customers will be able to order its broadband telephone service
in Puerto Rico starting on May 1, 2006.
The acquisition of NGTV places Interlink in the forefront of major telephone service
providers in South America, and positions it to become one of the largest VoIP telecom and data services provider in the region.