Some Calling Cards Flat Rate Per Minute
Those who use a phone card can be experienced in the past that some phone cards in a minute flat, the other cards associated with other taxes, such as connection fees, maintenance, and premiums for public payphone call charges. How to do math? Let's look at the glossary.
* Connection fee (access fee)
Most calling cards no connection fee!
calling cards are required to charge the connection fee each time a connection is established. The connection fee reduces the advertised number of minutes a calling card.
* Maintenance fee
He is accused of maintaining services to the prepaid phone cards. This fee may be applied to calling card balance within 24 hours after the first phone call. Maintenance fee can be deducted from the card balance every week or every two weeks, depending on the card.
This is the basic unit of measurement of your phone. For example, your standby time of 4 minutes and 40 seconds: if rounding is 1 min., Your call time will be rounded up to 5 minutes if rounding is 3 min, standby time will be rounded up to 6 minutes.
* Free Access Number
This is no charge throughout the country access number that you dial the phone to start using the card. U.S. is 11-digit phone number starting with 1-800, 866, 877, or 888th
* Local Access Number
Some calling cards with local access numbers in free Access number. Local access numbers are free of charge for calls only in certain areas. These numbers are intended to provide better rates to customers.
* Service charges and surcharges
It can be applied to calling card balance each phone call. For example, if the interest rate is 5 K / min and the tax is 10%, 10 minutes free calls will be like this: X 10min 10min 5c + X. 5c x 10% = $ 0.55
* Public Payphone Charge
This fee applies to calling card balance each call from a public payphone. It is a requirement of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC requires a calling card providers pay per call charge carriers in the pay phone on the equipment to be used for a phone call.
* Period of validity
Calling card "of the validity period, which begins on the first call date.
The flat-rate charge cards are very easy to do mathematics. For example, with the course 8c/min, 1 min rounding, no connection fee, no maintenance fee, no extra charge card, 30-minute call charge will be: 30 minutes 8c/min X = 2.4 $.
Let's look at the card with an additional charge.
Rating: 4c/min Maintenance Fee: $ 0.60 per month connection fee per call: $ 0.2 for an additional fee per call: 10% Rounding: 3min call time: 29min.
Mathematics, as follows:
Talk time: up to 30 minutes to rounding
Minutes Price: 30 min. 4c/min X = $ 1.20
For an additional charge: $ 1.20 x 10% = $ 0.12 surcharge
Total Call Price: $ 1.20 (Protocol price) + $ 0.12
(additional fee) + $ 0.20 (the connection fee) = $ 1.52
Additional maintenance fee of $ 0.60may be applied after the first phone call, and will be deducted from the card balance each month.
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