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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
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Section 1 - General Tariff Information

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Explanation of Symbols
Liability of Company

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Use of Service
Types of Charges
A. Recurring Charges
B. Nonrecurring Charge
1. Installation Charges
2. Service Ordering Charge
List of Concurring, Connecting, and Other
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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service
2.1 General

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  2.1.1 Application of Rules

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  A. Initial Period
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C. Classes of Service
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TABLE OF CONTENTS(cont.)

 
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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service (cont.)

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General (cont.)
2.1.1 Application of Rules (cont.)
F. Rate Periods
1 . Day Rate Period
2 . Evening Rate Period
3 . Night/Weekend Rate Period
4 . Peak Rate Period
5 . Off-Peak Rate Period
6 . Holiday Rate Period
G. Computing the Charge of the Call
H. Rates Applicable for Persons With Hearing and/or
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1. Applicatiion
2. Certification
3. Limitations
I. Rates
J. Universal Service Fund Charges

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Operator Assisted Calls And Calling Card Features
3.1 General
3.1.1 Directory Assistance
A. Exemption for Customers with Disabilities
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Section 3 - Operator Assisted Calls And Calling Card Features (cont.)
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  3.1.2 Operator Assisted Calls
A. Operator Assisted Service Charges
1. Person-to-Person
2. Collect Calls
3. Third Party Billed
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  A. Features
1. Message Service
2. Conference Calling
3. Voice News Network
4. Surcharges
5. Directory Assistance
6. Direct Connect
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4.1 General
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  4.1.1 Rates - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

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  G. Residence and Business - Intra Mainland, Alaska - Mainland, Mainland to Hawaii - Operator Assisted Calls and Sent Paid Coin Calls
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TABLE OF CONTENTS(cont.)

Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.) Page
  4.1.2 DMTS - Operator Assisted Service Charges for Residence and Business
A. Directory Assistance
B. Person to Person (Includes Sent Paid Coin)
C. Collect Calls
D. Third Party Billed
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A. Message Service
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C. Voice News Network
D. Direct Connect - Per Call Station-to-Station
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TABLE OF CONTENTS(cont.)

Section 5 - Residential and Business 800 Service

5.1 Residence 800 Service
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5.1.2 Rates and Charges
A. Monthly Service Charge
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  5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Rates and Charges
A. Monthly Service Charge
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Section 6 - Private Line Service Descriptions and Rates  
6.1 Dedicated Leased Line Service  
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Section 7 - Special Programs and Plans
7.1 General
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7.2 MGW LONG DISTANCE $0.10 Plan  
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  A.Availability of Program
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Section 7 - Special Programs and Plans (con’t)

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Section 1 - General Tariff Information

1.1 General - This tariff contains rules, regulations, and rates for interstate long distance services offered to MGW Long Distance (Company) subscribers. MGW Long Distance (Company) provides interstate telecommunications services to all other states. Service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The charges specified in this tariff are in payment for all service furnished between the calling and called service points.
1.2 Explanation of Symbols -
D - to signify discontinued rate or regulations
I - to signify increase
R - to signify reduction
S - to signify reissued matter
T - to signify a change in text but no change in rate or regulation
Z - to signify a correction
M - to signify matter relocated without change
C - to signify changed regulation
N - to signify new rate or regulation
1.3

Liability of the Company -
A. The Company shall be indemnified and held harmless by the Customer against:
1. Claims for libel, slander, infringement of copyright or unauthorized use of any trademark, trade name or service mark arising out the material transmitted over the Company’s facilities; and
2. Claims for patent infringement arising from combining or connecting the Company’s facilities with apparatus and systems of the Customer; and
3. All other claims arising out of any act or omission of the Customer in connection with any service provided by the Company.

 
     
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1.3 Liability of Company (cont.)
B. The Company shall be indemnified and held harmless from any and all loss, claims, demands, suits, or other action, whether suffered, made, instituted, or asserted by the Customer or by any other party or persons, for any personal injury to, or death of any person or persons, and for any loss, damage, defacement or destruction of the premises of the Customer or any other property, whether owned by the Customer or others, caused or claimed to have been caused directly or indirectly by the installation, operation, failure to operate, maintenance, removal, presence, condition, location or use that is not the direct result of the Company’s negligence. No agents or employees of other carriers shall be deemed to be agent or employees of the Company.
C. The liability of the Company for damages arising out of mistakes, omissions, interruptions, delays, errors or defects in transmission occurring in the course of furnishing service, and not caused by the negligence of the Company, shall in no event exceed an amount equivalent to the proportionate charge to the Customer for the period during which the call was affected. No other liability shall in any case attach to the Company.
D. The Company and/or Customer shall not be liable to the other for any failure of performance due to causes beyond its control including fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, other acts of God, explosion, strike or other labor disputes, riot or civil disturbance, war (whether declared or undeclared) or armed conflict, failure of common carrier or "carrier's carrier" or municipal ordinance, any state or federal law, governmental order or regulation or order of any court, or any other occurrence not within the control of Carrier or Customer, as the case may be.
   
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Section 1 - General Tariff Information (cont.)

1.5 Types of Charges - There are two types of charges associated with LDMTS, recurring and nonrecurring.
  A. Recurring Charges - Recurring charges are incurred on a monthly basis. The monthly charge is a flat charge that applies for each month in which service is furnished.
B. Nonrecurring Charges - A nonrecurring charge applies for each activity, such as an installation or a change, ordered by the Customer and performed by the Company. Charges may differ according to the work activity involved.
1. Installation Charge - A fixed charge applies when certain components are installed on a customer’s line.
2. Service Ordering Charge - A fixed charge applies for receiving, recording, and processing a Customer for a move, number change, or record change. The service ordering charge varies according to the type of activity involved.
1.6 List of Concurring, Connecting and Other Participating Carriers
A.Concurring Carriers -
None
B.Connecting Carriers -
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C.Other Participating Carriers -
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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service

2.1 General - Rates, regulations, and materials in this section are for two-point service only, and apply to dial station, calling card, operator-assisted message services, and sent Paid Coin Calls for both resident and business services.
  2.1.1 Application of Rate - The specific factors used to determine the applicable charges for a call are indicated on the respective rate schedules. Direct Distance Dialed measured usage charges are applied separately to Residence and Business classes of Service. Operator assisted measured usage charges are applied uniformly to residence and business classes of service. A banded rate schedule is utilized to minimize the frequency of tariff filings when a specific rate is changed. There are separate measured usage rate schedules for Residence and Business accounts.
A. Initial Period - Initial Period is the initial rate increment of a DMTS call. The initial period for all classes of service except Sent Paid Coin is one minute. The initial period for Sent Paid Coin is three minutes.
B. Additional Period - Additional Period is the rate element used to bill for the chargeable time when a DMTS call continues beyond the initial period. Additional Period begins when the initial period ends. The Additional Period for all classes of service except Sent Paid Coin is one minute. The Additional Period for Sent Paid Coin is three minutes. Additional Period rates apply to each additional period, or any fraction there of, that charges able time continues beyond the initial period.
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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service (cont.)

2.1 General (cont.)
2.1.1 Application of Rate (cont.)
C. Classes of Service - The Dial Station, Customer Dialed Calling Card Station, Operator Dialed Calling Card Station, Operator Station, Person-to-Person and Real Time Rated Classes of service calls are available.
D. Collect Calls - Collect Calls are permissible between all stations except that the collect call option is not available for calls to a public or semi-public coin station.
E. Service Charges and Surcharges - A service charge is applicable to Customer Dialed Calling Card Station, Operator Dialed Calling Card Station, Operator Station, Person-to-Person and Real Time Rated Calls. This charge is in addition to the initial period and additional period charges applicable to a call. A surcharge applies to Operator Station and Person-to-Person calls.
F. Rate Periods - The following rate periods are associated with DMTS.
1.Day Rate Period - The day rate Period is 8 AM to, but not including, 5 PM Monday through Friday.
2.Evening Rate Period - The evening Rate Period is 5 PM to, but not including 11 PM Monday through Friday and 5PM to, but not including 11 PM Sunday.
3.Night/Weekend Rate Period - The Night/Weekend Rate Period is 11PM to, but not including 8AM Sunday through Friday. All day Saturday; and Sunday up to but not including 5PM.
4.Peak Rate Period - The Peak Rate Period is 8 AM to, but not including 5 PM Monday through Friday.
   
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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service (cont.)

2.1 General (cont.)
  2.1.1 Application of Rate (cont.)
5.Off Peak Rate Period - The Off Peak Rate Period is 5PM to, but not including 8AM Monday through Friday, including holidays and all day Saturday and all day Sunday until 8AM Monday.
6.Holiday Rate Period - For the following holidays the Night/Weekend Period Rates or the Off Peak Rates are used, unless a lower rate would normally apply:
New Years Day **
Martin Luther King Day *
Presidents Day *
Memorial Day *
Independence Day **
Labor Day *
Columbus Day *
Veteran’s Day **
Thanksgiving Day *
Christmas Day **

* Applies to Federally observed day only.
** When this holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday calling rate applies to calls placed on the following Monday. When this holiday falls on a Saturday, the Holiday calling rate applies to calls placed on the preceding Friday.

In addition to the holidays listed above, the Night/Weekend Rate Period rate may also apply to Dial Station calls one additional day each year. The selected days may be holidays that are not nationally observed holidays.

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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service (cont.)

2.1 General (cont.)
 

2.1.1 Application of Rate (cont.)
G. Computing the Charge for a Call - For the initial period, the rate applicable at the start of chargeable time at the calling station applies. For additional minutes, the rate applicable is that rate which is in effect at the calling station when the additional minute (s) begin. That is, if chargeable time begins during the Evening Rate Period, the Evening Rate applies to the initial period and to any additional minutes that the call continues during that rate period. If the call continues into a different rate period, the appropriate rates from that rate period apply to any additional minutes occurring in that rate period. If an additional minute is split between two rate periods, the rate period applicable at the start of the minute applies to that entire minute.
H. Rates Applicable for Persons With Hearing and/or Speech Disabilities - Reduced rates are available to qualified persons who have hearing and/or speech disabilities subject to the following:

1. Application - Persons who have been certified in writing by a licensed physician, audiologist, speech pathologist, or appropriate State or Federal agency as having a hearing or speech disability which precludes oral communications and who have and utilize a telecommunications device for long distance calling, will receive an adjustment on Customer dialed station calls which do not require the assistance of a company operator. The adjustment is applied to the appropriate rate schedules according to the following:
A. Calls placed during the Day Rate Period will be charged at the Evening Rate.
B. Calls placed during the Evening Rate Period will be charged at the Night/Weekend rate.

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Section 2 - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service (cont.)

2.1 General (cont.)
 

2.1.1 Application of Rate (cont.)
2. Certification - The written certification of the speech or hearing disability must be presented to this Company which services the residence of the certified person.
3. Limitations - The adjustment is provided for use only by the Customer having the speech or hearing disability. It is only applicable to DMTS charges for calls originated from and billed to the Exchange Service number of the residence of the person with the certified speech or hearing disability. Only one Exchange Service number at a residence is authorized this rate adjustment.

  I. Rates - The rates applicable to DMTS are listed in Section 4 following, as follows:
  Residence-Intra-Mainland, Mainland-Alaska and Mainland-Hawaii Service Rate Schedule
Section 4
  Residence-Mainland and Hawaii-Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Service Rate Schedule
Section 4
  Business-Intra-Mainland, Mainland Alaska and Mainland-Hawaii Service Rate Schedule
Section 4
  Business Mainland and Hawaii-Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Island Service Rate Schedule
Section 4
  J. Universal Service Fund Charge – A Universal Service Fund Change of 7.28% of the total interstate long distance charges will apply.  
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Section 3 - Operator Assisted Calls and Calling Card Features

3.1

General - This section contains the regulations applicable to other operator assisted calls and calling card features. The rates applicable to the services and charges contained in this section are listed in Section 3.1, 3.1.1.C following.

 

3.1.1. Directory Assistance - A Directory Assistance charge applies per each call interstate or international listing provided ( applicable for Direct Dialed Request, 0-Dialed Requests, 0 + Dialed Requests and Credit Card Calls). The charge applies uniformly to residence and business customers.

3.1.1.A. Exemption for Customers with Disabilities - Those customers with a MGW LONG DISTANCE approve certification (as specified following), having a visual or physical disability that prevents use of a telephone directory are exempt, as a reasonable accommodation associated with their disability, from the charges for Directory Assistance calls to interstate directory information and Canada/809 NPA directory information as described above for up to and including 50 calls per monthly billing period. This exemption applies to Directory Assistance calls for personal use only that are billed to one residence telephone line per certified customer. This exemption does not apply to calls to Directory Assistance in International Countries/Areas other than Canada/809 Directory Assistance.

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Section 3 - Operator Assisted Calls and Calling Card Features (cont.)

3.1 General (cont.)
3.1.1.

A. Exemption for Customers with Disabilities (cont.)
B. Certification - Persons must be certified in writing by a licensed physician, optometrist or approved private or appropriate federal or state agency as to having a disability which prevents the person from using a telephone directory. MGW Long Distance upon request, will provide a certification for use by the applicant. The written certification for use by the applicant which prevents use of a telephone directory must be presented to the company which serves the residence of the certified person.
C. Rates - The rates for Directory Assistance are listed in Section 4.1.2.A following.

3.1.2

Operator Assisted Calls - The rates for operator assisted interstate calls handled by the Company include an Operator Service Charge applicable on each billed interstate message and the measured usage charges. The measured usage charges apply to all Operator Dialed Calls, Operator Assisted Credit Card Calls, Station-to-Station Calls, Person-to-Person Calls, and Third Party Billed or Collect Calls. The measured usage charges are applied uniformly to residence and business customers. The rates for operator assisted international calls handled by the Company include Operator Service Charge applicable on each billed international message and the measured usage charges. The measured usage charges apply to all Operator Dialed Calls, Customer Dialed or Operator Assisted Calling Card Calls, Station-to-Station Calls, Person-to-Person Calls, and Third Party Billed or Collect Calls.

A. Operator Assisted Service Charges - The applicable Operator Assisted Surcharge is assessed on the initial one minute rate period for each interstate billed Operator Assisted call (except Directory Assistance). The service charge rate does not vary based on mileage bands nor the rate period.

 
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Section 3 - Operator Assisted Calls and Calling Card Features (cont.)

3.1 General (cont.)
  3.1.2 Operator Assisted Calls - (cont.)
1. Person-to-Person - allows the person originating the call to specify the party to be reached. Includes Sent Paid Coin.
2. Collect Calls - allows a call to be billed to the called station, if the charges are accepted by the called party.
3. Third Party Billed - allows a call to be billed to a telephone number other than the calling or called telephone number. Acceptance of charges are subject to verification.
4. Operator Station - rates apply when calls are completed with; the assistance of an operator.Includes Calling Card, Sent Paid-Coin, and Sent Paid -Non- Coin.
5. Customer Dialed Calling Card - allows a call to be charged to a calling card number. This charge applies when operator assistance is not needed.

B. Rates - The rates for Operator Assisted Calls are listed in Section 4.1.2, following.
3.2 MGW Long Distance Calling Card Features - The company’s long distance calling card will be available to all MGW Long Distance customers. The features on the Company’s long distance calling card are described below.  
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Section 3 - Operator Assisted Calls and Calling Card Features (cont.)

3.2 MGW LONG DISTANCE Calling Card Features (cont.)
 

A. Features:
1. Message Service - sends a message for future delivery to anyone in the United States when there is no answer or the line is busy on an interstate call. Attempts to deliver a recorded message a total of eight times, beginning at any specified time, up to two days in the future. The first four attempts are made at 15 minute intervals and the last four attempts are made at one hour intervals. There is a per message rate application.
2. Conference Calling - allows conferencing of multiple locations. There is a charge per leg and per minute charge.
3. Voice News Network - is a 24 hour access to prerecorded information including stock quotes, nationwide weather forecasts, headline news and sports information. There is a per minute charge.
4. Surcharges - when long distance calls are placed using the Calling Card, there is a per-call surcharge.
5. Directory Assistance - provides connection to Directory Assistance operator.
6. Direct Connect - allows a customer to access an operator, request directory assistance, and have the operator place the call, with no further dialing by the customer. There is a per call charge for station-to-station connections and for person-to-person connections.

B. Rates - The rates for calling card features are listed in Section 4.1.3, following.

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Section 4 - Rates

4.1 General - This section contains the rates applicable to the services offered in this tariff.
  4.1.1 Rates - Domestic Message Telecommunications Service
A. Residence - Intra Mainland, Mainland to Alaska, and Mainland to Hawaii.
DIRECT DISTANCE DIALED CALLS
 
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11-22 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
23-55 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
56-124 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
125-292 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
431-925 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
926-1910 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
1911-3000 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
4251-5750 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
     
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
B. Residence - Calls from the Mainland to Puerto/U.S. Virgin Islands
DIRECT DISTANCE DIALED CALLS
 
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
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EVENING 0.15 0.15
NIGHT/WEEKEND 0.15 0.15
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DIRECT DISTANCE DIALED CALLS
 
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OFF PEAK
Rate
Millage
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
1-55 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
56-925 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
926-300 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
4251-5750 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
     
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
D. Business - Calls from the Mainland to Puerto Rico/U. S. Virgin Islands.
 
DIRECT DISTANCE DIALED CALLS
 
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
PEAK 0.15 0.15
OFF-PEAK 0.15 0.15
 
  E. Residence and Business - Intra Mainland, Mainland to Alaska, Mainland to Hawaii.  
CUSTOMER DIALED CALLING CARD CALLS
BILLED TO A MGW LONG DISTANCE CARD
 
DAY
EVENING
NIGHT/WEEKEND
Rate
Millage
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
1-10 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
11-22 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
23-55 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
56-124 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
125-292 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
293-430 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
431-925 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
926-1910 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
1911-3000 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
3001-4250 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
4251-5750 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
     
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
F. Residence and Business - Calls from the Mainland to Puerto Rico U. S. Virgin Islands.
 
CUSTOMER DIALED CALLING CARD CALLS
BILLED TO A MGW LONG DISTANCE CARD
 
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
DAY 0.35 0.35
EVENING 0.35 0.35
NIGHT/WEEKEND 0.35 0.35
 
     
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
G. Residence and Business - Intra Mainland Alaska - Mainland to Hawaii.
OPERATOR ASSISTED CALLS
 
DAY
EVENING
NIGHT/WEEKEND
Rate
Millage
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
1-10 0.28 0.28 0.18 0.18 0.16 0.16
11-22 0.28 0.28 0.18 0.18 0.18 0.18
23-55 0.29 0.29 0.20 0.20 0.18 0.18
56-124 0.30 0.30 0.20 0.20 0.19 0.19
125-292 0.32 0.32 0.20 0.20 0.19 0.19
293-430 0.32 0.32 0.22 0.22 0.19 0.19
431-925 0.33 0.33 0.22 0.22 0.19 0.19
926-1910 0.33 0.33 0.22 0.22 0.19 0.19
1911-3000 0.33 0.33 0.22 0.22 0.20 0.20
3001-4250 0.36 0.36 0.28 0.28 0.23 0.23
4251-5750 0.40 0.40 0.29 0.29 0.23 0.23
     
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
G. Residence and Business (cont.)
SENT PAID COIN CALLS
 
DAY
EVENING
NIGHT/WEEKEND
Rate
Millage
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
1-10 0.81 0.72 0.59 0.54 0.50 0.45
11-22 0.83 0.78 0.61 0.56 0.53 0.48
23-55 0.94 0.89 0.64 0.59 0.56 0.51
56-124 0.94 0.89 0.64 0.59 0.56 0.51
125-292 0.96 0.91 0.64 0.59 0.56 0.51
293-430 0.96 0.91 0.67 0.62 0.59 0.54
431-925 0.96 0.91 0.69 0.64 0.59 0.54
926-1910 0.99 0.94 0.75 0.70 0.61 0.56
1911-3000 0.99 0.94 0.77 0.72 0.64 0.59
3001-4250 1.02 0.97 0.80 0.75 0.64 0.59
4251-5750 1.11 1.02 0.80 0.75 0.67 0.62
  H. Residence and Business - Calls from Mainland to Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands.  
 
OPERATOR ASSISTED CALLS
 
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
DAY 0.42 0.37
EVENING 0.33 0.27
NIGHT/WEEKEND 0.27 0.22
 
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1.1 Rates (cont.)
  H. Residence and Business (cont.)
 
SENT PAID COIN CALLS
 
Initial
Period
Add'l
Period
DAY 0.99 0.94
EVENING 0.75 0.70
NIGHT/WEEKEND 0.61 0.56
 
 

4.1.2 DMTS - Operator Assisted Service Charges for Residence & Business

A. Directory Assistance 1.40
B. Person to Person
(Includes Sent Paid Coin)
4.90
C. Collect Calls 2.25
D. Third Party Billed 2.35
E. Operator Station
1. Calling Card
2. Sent Paid Coin
3. Sent Paid Non-Coin

2.25
1.95
2.30
F. Customer Dialed MGW Long Distance Calling Card 0.75

 

 
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Section 4 - Rates (cont.)

4.1 General (cont.)
  4.1.3 DMTS - MGW LONG DISTANCE Calling Card Features Service Charges for Residence and Business -
 
A. Message Service
1.60
B. Conference Calling - Per Leg
1. Conference Calling - Per Minute
Day/Evening Rate 0.45
2. Conference Calling - Per Minute
Weekend Rate

2.50

0.45

0.25

C. Direct Connect - Per Call
Station to Station
2.25
D. Direct Connect - Per Call
Person to Person
3.50
E. Surcharge - Per Call
1. Person to Person 4.90
2. Operator Dialed Station 2.25
3. Customer Dialed/Automated
- MGW Long Distance Card 0.75
4. Customer Dialed/Operator
Assisted – MGW Long Distance Card


4.90
2.25

0.75

0.75
 
     
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Section 5 - Residential and Business 800 Service

5.1 Residence 800 Service
 

5.1.1 General - Residence 800 Service is an inward telecommunications service allowing a residence station to receive long distance calls without charge to the caller.
5.1.2 Rates and Charges - The rates for Residence 800 Service consist of a monthly recurring charge, usage charges and nonrecurring charges that apply per Residence 800 Service routing arrangement.

A. Monthly Service Charge - This charge applies per Residence 800 Service number.

Recurring Charge - Per 800 number 3.00

B. Measured Usage Charges - Usage charges are applies on a per minute of use basis.

1. Rate Schedule - For Residence 800 Service.
 
Per Minute
of Use
DAY
.15
EVENING
.15
NIGHT/WEEKEND
.15
HOLIDAY
.15
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Section 5 - Residential and Business 800 Service (cont.)

5.1 Residence 800 Service (cont.)
  5.1.2 Rates and Charges (cont.)
  2. Holiday Rate Period - The holiday rate described above applies to the following holidays:
New Years Day **
Martin Luther King Day *
Presidents Day *
Memorial Day *
Independence Day **
Labor Day *
Columbus Day *
Veteran’s Day **
Thanksgiving Day *
Christmas Day **

** Applies to Federally observed day only.
*** When this holiday falls on a Sunday, the Holiday calling rate applies to calls placed on the following Monday. When this holiday falls on a Saturday, the Holiday calling rate applies to calls placed on the preceding Friday.
 
  C. Nonrecurring Charges - Nonrecurring charges apply for the following activities associated with Residence 800 service when requested by the customer.  
 
 
Nonrecurring
Charges
1. Service Establishment for Basic Charges -
applies for each Residence 800 service
number
 
Installation Charge
$ 10.00
 
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Section 5 - Residential and Business 800 Service (cont.)

5.1.2 Rates and Charges (cont.)
 
2. Destination Number Change - applies when the customer changes the billed local telephone number associated with Residence 800 Service.
Per destination number changed
5.00
3. Residence 800 Service Number Change - applies when the customer changes the Residence 800 Service number.
 
Per number changed
5.00
   
5.2 Business 800 Service -  
  5.2.1 General - Business 800 Service is an inward telecommunications service allowing a business station to receive long distance calls without charge to the caller.  
  5.2.2. Rates and Charges - The rates for Business 800 Service consist of a monthly recurring charge, usage charges, and nonrecurring charges that apply per Business 800 Service routing arrangement.  
 
A. Monthly Service Charge -This charge applies per Business 800 Service Number.
Recurring Charge Per 800 Number
5.00
B. Measured Usage Charges - Usage charges are applied on a per minute of use basis.
 
   
 
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Section 5 - Residential and Business 800 Service (cont.)

5.2 Business 800 Service (cont.)
  5.2.2 Rates and Charges (cont.)
 
1. Rate Schedule for Business 800 Service.
 
 
Per Minute
of Use
All Minutes
0.15
 
  C. Nonrecurring Charges - Nonrecurring charges apply for the following activities associated with Business 800 Service when requested by the Customer.  
 
Nonrecurring Charge  
1. Service Establishment for Basic Service -
applies for each Business 800 Service number
 
Installation Charge
20.00
2. Destination Number Change - applies when the Customer changed the billed local telephone number associated with Business 800 Service
Recurring Per Destinationn Number changed
10.00
3. Business 800 Service Number Change - applies when the Customer changes the Business 800 Service number
 
Per number changed
10.00
 
     
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Section 6 - Private Line Service Descriptions and Rates  
Private lines are quoted on a per customer basis (ICB).

The components that are quoted to MGW LONG DISTANCE subscribers are:

  Local Access Loop
Access Coordination
Central Office Connection
Interoffice Channel Mileage (Per Mile)
Interoffice Channel Base Amount
Section 7 - Special Programs and Plans  
7.1 General - This section contains the rules, regulations, and rates applicable to each of MGW Long Distance special programs and plans.  
  7.1.1 Special Programs and Plans - The special Programs and plans available are listed as follows:  
Special Program or Plan
Section
Page
MGW $0.10 Minute Plan
7.2
34
MGW 7/10 Cent Plan
7.3
34
     

 

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Section 7 - Special Programs and Plans (cont.)

7.2 MGW LONG DISTANCE $0.10 Minute Plan
  7.2.1 General - MGW LONG DISTANCE will offer the following plan to business and residential customers.
  A.Availability of Program - The $0.10 Minute Plan is for both business and residential customers. The MGW LONG DISTANCE subscriber must call in or send a form in to MGW LONG DISTANCE to be added to this plan.

B.Rates - The MGW LONG DISTANCE subscriber enrolled in this plan will receive a flat rate of 10 cents per minute for all domestic direct distance dialed calls. The customer will also pay a monthly recurring charge of $3.95 for this program. All calls will be billed in one minute increments. Directory Assistance, sent paid, international, and collect calls will be billed at regular tariff rates with no type of discounts.

 
7.3 MGW LONG DISTANCE 7/10 Cent Plan  
 

7.3.1 General - MGW LONG DISTANCE will offer the following plan to business and residential customers.

A. Availability of Program - The 7/10 Cent Plan is for both business and residential customers. The MGW LONG DISTANCE subscriber must call in or send a form in to MGW LONG DISTANCE to be added to this plan.
B. Rates - The MGW LONG DISTANCE subscriber enrolled in this plan will receive a flat rate of 7 cents per minute for all interstate direct dialed calls and 10 cents per minute for all intrastate direct dialed calls. The customer will also pay a monthly recurring charge of $5.95 for this program. All calls will be billed in one minute increments. Directory Assistance, sent paid, international, and collect calls will be billed at regular tariff rates with no type of discounts.

 
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