trunk call

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a telephone call made outside the local calling area

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By means of the new tone, more direct trunk calls will be possible.
And after several days of deliberation - and a few trunk calls to the youngster's keepers - the name Nala has been chosen.
NITEL subscribers will pay N22 a minute for trunk calls and N21 for calls within its GSM network.
But computer firm partners Daniel Sanderson and Neil Woodman, both 17, found they could make free trunk calls using a phone handset.
Millie and Duchess were ready to pack their trunks and say goodbye to Lambton Pleasure Park in County Durham, but trunk calls to zoos and circuses all over Britain failed to find them a home.
The survey reports that the local calls sector has a special status on the telecommunications market in that incumbents (historic operators) tend to loom large in this area.Trunk calls.The situation is also mixed when it comes to trunk calls. In nine countries prices are on the decline and in four on the increase.
Now he can visit the elephants without making any more trunk calls home to his batting mentor Graham Gooch for advice.
Trunk calls to zoos and circuses all over Britain had failed to find the elephants a new home.
As for vocal telephony, the market share held by the traditional telecoms companies is also on the wane: coming down from 99 to 96% for local calls, 97 to 88% for trunk calls and 93 to 81% for international calls.