PERSONAL 800 NUMBER
AT&T Easy Reach 800 Service, MCI Personal 800 Number, ATT Prepaid 800 Service
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TERM: PERSONAL 800 NUMBER|
EXAMPLES OF SERVICES: SUCH AS ATT EASY REACH 800 SERVICE, MCI PERSONAL 800 NUMBER, AT&T PREPAID 800 SERVICE
DEFINITION: An 800 toll free number that allows members and friends of a family to call home without having to pay for a call at a public pay phone or any other phone. Only people who have been given the 800 number with a private 2-digit access code will be able to call toll free.
HOW TO CALL: From any phone dial the toll free 800 number and then the 2-digit access code.
COST: Typically customers will pay a per minute charge plus a monthly fee plus various fees, see example below.
BILLING/PAYMENT: The charge for these calls will appear on the standard monthly statement unless the plan is prepaid.
EXAMPLE: A major plan charges 15 cents a minute for this service plus a $2.95 monthly fee In addition there is a "universal connectivity charge" which applies to state-to-state long distance charges. A public payphone surcharge will be levied on calls made from payphones. Numerous other charges that vary state to state may also apply
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