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The Telecom Digest for Wed, 23 Feb 2022
Volume 41 : Issue 31 : "text" format

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Re: Look Out For The Rising Costs Of ILEC Local Services

Message-ID: <suum6t$1jb$1@dont-email.me> Date: 20 Feb 2022 19:26:05 -0500 From: "Michael Trew" <michael.trew@att.net> Subject: Re: Look Out For The Rising Costs Of ILEC Local Services On 1/11/2022 16:24, Bill Horne wrote: > by Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP > > Do enterprises still use POTS lines? Well, the ILECs appear to be > asking the same question, because there is a disturbing trend taking > place with ILEC pricing. For example, one well-known ILEC recently > raised its list rate for POTS services by a whopping 50%. > > Listen to this 9 minute podcast as TC2 Directors Theresa Knutson, Julie > Gardner, and Joe Schmidt discuss why enterprises still use POTS lines > for services like elevator phones, explain why ILECs are imposing these > huge price increases, and offer insight on what you need to do. > > https://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/telecoms-mobile-cable-communications/1148782/look-out-for-the-rising-costs-of-ilec-local-services?email_access=on I've been keeping an eye on my POTS bill, and it just shot up almost $3/mo, again. It seems to go up a dollar or two per month, every year or two. I pay well over $10/mo more now, then I did in just 7 years ago. Flat rate line, local unlimited calling, no features; $46/month now. It seems that they are trying to price people out of owning a POTS line. I'm not sure what my limit is, but we're encroaching it (I pay a few dollars per month for third-party long distance service).

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