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Old 03-27-2009, 03:23 PM   #21
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Y And I think they wanted $2-3 a month to NOT have long distance.
Thanks FUEGO! I remember now. That was it. It was like $5 to have long distance but you had to pay $2-$3 to NOT have long distance. Enough is enough!!
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We're served by Verizon here and I finally got around to switching away from them. I was paying $5.50 a month just to be a customer, plus 7-10 cents a minute. I just switched to another long distance company with no monthly fee and 2.7 cents per minute out-of-state in the contiguous 48.

Oh, and that $3.85 a minute Verizon charged would be 27.5 cents per minute under this plan to the 246 area code. I think they get you with inertia by being the "default" long distance provider since they have a monopoly on the local service.
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