WHAT DOES IT COST TO CALL LONG DISTANCE
FROM A PUBLIC PHONE OR PAYPHONE?
This example is from a major carrier using their phonecard or a discount prepaid phone card which we compare with Tel3 prepaid flexible long distance. Pay phones can cost a fortune if you aren't careful.
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COMPARE THE COST OF A 5 MINUTE CALL
AT A PUBLIC PHONE OR PAY PHONE
$1.60 FOR A MAJOR LOW COST LONG DISTANCE CARRIER
74 CENTS FOR A DISCOUNT "1 CENT" PHONE CARD
15 CENTS FOR Tel3
NOTE: All carriers must charge a federally mandated fee to call an 800 number from a payphone in addition to the below charges.
#1. PHONECARD OF MAJOR LONG DISTANCE CARRIER
Minutes = 5 x .32 = $1.60
TOTAL 5 MINUTE CALL = $1.60 #2. DISCOUNT PREPAID "1 CENT PER MINUTE" PHONE CARD
Connection Fee = 60 cents
Minutes = 5 X 1 = 5 cents
Monthly maintenance fee = 4 cents (prorated at one call per day)
Tax (8%) = 5 cents
TOTAL 5 MINUTE CALL = 74 CENTS#3. COMPARED TO Tel3 FLAT RATE PREPAID LONG DISTANCE
With Tel3 at a flat 2.9 cents a minute the call would cost:
2.9 X 5 minutes = 15 cents
TOTAL Tel3 5 MINUTES = 15 CENTS
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