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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 53 . Telecommunications
Section 820. Limits on rates and charges

3 AAC 53.820. Limits on rates and charges

(a) A private pay telephone service provider may not charge more than $.25 for each local call.

(b) A private pay telephone must provide access free of charge and without the use of a coin to

(1) Repealed 7/15/98;

(2) the 911 emergency number; and

(3) the operator.

(c) A private pay telephone service provider may charge no more than the per-minute rates and surcharges of the dominant intrastate interexchange carrier in this state as determined by order of the commission for intrastate interexchange calls placed through the presubscribed operator-service provider.

(d) A private pay telephone service provider may not require a deposit of coins in the telephone that results in the caller's paying a higher rate for a call that is advertised by the private pay telephone service provider.

(e) Except as provided in (b) of this section, a private pay telephone service provider shall charge only for completed calls. A completed call is one that reaches an individual or answering device. A private pay telephone must return all coins or other payment used to make uncompleted calls.

History: Eff. 9/20/96, Register 139; am 7/15/98, Register 147

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.291

AS 42.05.381

AS 42.05.391

AS 42.05.431


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