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  Long distance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Long distance in telecommunications, refers to telephone calls made outside a certain area, usually characterized by an area code outside of a local call area.
Often, in large LATAs, there is also another class known by the oxymoronic name local long distance, which refers to calls within the customer's LATA but outside of their local calling area.
At this time, long distance calling was performed via manual patching by a series of operators in the route of the call; connecting a coast-to-coast call in this way could take up to 23 minutes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long_distance   (767 words)

  
 Long Distance Plans by Service Quality | LongDistanceUS.com
Pioneer's long distance is the most economically priced anywhere with the biggest value.
CogniState is an inexpensive long distance carrier with a 2.7 cents per minute state-to-state rate as well as low in-state rates.
Long Distance service is 3.9¢/min no matter when you call with 6-second billing increments.
www.longdistanceus.com   (508 words)

  
 ITS Long Distance: Toll Fraud Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Toll fraud and long distance abuse are the unauthorized use of long distance telephone services.
Long distance companies no longer bear the cost of toll fraud that affects businesses and universities that own their PBXs as the University does.
Toll fraud often involves remote access to the University's long distance system since calls can originate anywhere in the United States and be placed to anywhere in the country (or, until recently, to anywhere in the world).
www.utexas.edu /its/longdistance/tollfraud.html   (1164 words)

  
 USMS Long Distance Swimming
The conduct and organization of Long Distance swimming for USMS is controlled by the Long Distance National Committee.
The Committee is in charge of the Long Distance Swimming Rules; conducts ten National Championship events each year; maintains Long Distance National Records; publishes the Long Distance Calendar and various Long Distance Manuals; and recognizes All American and All-Star swimmers who have earned these honors.
A long distance open water event is a swimming event of any distance conducted in an open body of water, either natural or man-made.
www.usms.org /longdist   (172 words)

  
 Long Distance page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When a long distance company places a call for you, they have to pay some fees to the local phone companies in both the town where the call originates from, and the town where the call winds up.
Infuriating consumer groups is that the long distance companies have been telling their customers that these new fees are to pay for low-cost library and school internet connections, when these connections have already been PAID for by the FCC fee breaks.
ALL long distance companies now charge this fake tax, adding an additional 8%-12% at the bottom of the bill -- on TOP of their long distance rates -- and remember, the companies themselves are keeping this money for themselves while they tell you it's a tax.
www.tcp.com /~lgreenf/long.htm   (15343 words)

  
 Cheap Long Distance Phone Rates Discount Comparison Service - SaveOnPhone.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Compared to other long distance providers, ECG has one of the lowest state-to-state rates (2.5 cents per minute) and good billing increments; they don't have a monthly fee or a minimum usage charge (they do have a monthly 59-cent Regulatory Recovery Fee).
In addition, ECG has the some of the best customer service among all long distance companies; their response time has always been less than a minute when a customer has called; and they were always very helpful.
Our Opinion: Americom's Simplicity long distance is available for every state in the continental US and includes a low 3.9 cents per minute rate for state-to-state calls with 6-second billing increments and a minimum call of just 18 seconds.
www.saveonphone.com.cob-web.org:8888   (1081 words)

  
 Long Distance
The long distance for free business model assumes that there will be continued reductions in local exchange carrier access charges to the point that the cost per minute of long distance service will approach the Internet transport rate of 2 cents per minute.
As communication companies diverse in to offering many types of communication services, such as long distance, Internet, cellular, cable, etc., most providers will begin to bundle their services and offer discounts and convenience billing for users who are willing to sign up for more than one service with the same company.
However, the cost of the long distance service is covered by the higher costs of the other bundled services.
filebox.vt.edu /users/kfilep/webpaper/long.htm   (1082 words)

  
 Very Basic Long Distance Telephone Terminology
Getting the long distance services you need and want, including switching your LOCAL TOLL calling can only be made by your LEC.
A telecommunication credit card with an AuthCode for using a long distance carrier when the customer is away from their home or office (ANI).
Long distance service within a LATA is provided by the LEC.
www.longdistanceusa.com /Terminology.htm   (3356 words)

  
 Discount Long Distance and T1 lines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
All of them except the Accudial dial-around long distance plan are direct dial phone plans (you do not have to dial a 1010 number or any extra numbers) that provide detailed monthly billing.
Cogniworld is also a discount international long distance provider, Accudial is a dial-around long distance calling plan, Talk America is a local and long distance phone service, TTI National has a small business plan, and Opex offers a prepaid long distance discount and a free long distance calling offer.
Global FiberNet long distance has instate rates in parts of some states that are this good.
www.usatalkcheap.com   (819 words)

  
 Long Distance Lessons
Silhouette matches are held in broad daylight, and targets are perfectly broadside to the shooters at a known distance.
Shooting long range with a handgun is difficult enough for most of us; add a heavy or gritty trigger to this endeavor and you will experience a mountain hard to climb.
However, if you hunt long enough, there will sooner or later be a circumstance when it's impossible to sneak within 50 yards of your quarry, forcing the hunter to tackle the long-range shot.
www.handgunsmag.com /tactics_training/long_distance_lessons   (1988 words)

  
 Long Distance Championships
Interval Pace Chart: For distances from 100 to 3000, we have listed the interval times if a swimmer maintains a specific pace, ranging from 3:00 per 100 to 1:00 per 100.
Long Distance Championship Guidelines - Guidelines for the management of long distance championships.
Long Distance Championship Forms (.xls file) - Forms for transmitting championship results to the Long Distance Chair.
www.usms.org /longdist/ldchamps.shtml   (279 words)

  
 Long Distance, Long Distance Rate, Long Distance Carrier
Some long distance companies charge by the minute while others charge you for every six seconds used.
You have many options when deciding on a long distance company, so take some time and do a little bit of research.
Always be on the lookout for what long distance companies commonly refer to as "slamming." Take a look at your bill every month and determine if the company that is charging you is the company you signed up with for long distance services.
www.spendonlife.com /ld   (240 words)

  
 Long Distance Running
Long distance covers the 5 kilometre, 10 kilometer, half marathon and marathon events which is a prelimnary stage of running -, most runners don't venture beyond these distances although some indications are that there are more people making the transition to the 50 k distance than previously.
Ultra distance is usually referred to as beyond the marathon distance of 26.2 miles and ultrarunners usually take the 50 miler as a true ultra rather than 50k which is some 4 miles more than a regular marathon.
It also extends up to and beyond the 100 k,100 mile and 24 hour distance.
www.multidays.com /html/distance_definitions/long_distance_running.htm   (243 words)

  
 Long Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
"Long Distance" is a weekly radio show for Radio Hoorn hosted by Nico Druyf.
In Long Distance komen roots stijlen aan bod zoals Alt.
Long Distance is iedere woensdag tussen 20.00 en 21.00 te beluisteren via de kabel op 96.5 en in de eter 105.8 op Radio Hoorn.
www.realrootscafe.com /longdistance.html   (218 words)

  
 MCI CA : Voice : Long Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Whether calling an associate across town or on the other side of the world, MCI Long Distance is by far one of the most efficient and direct ways to do business.
MCI Long Distance lets you contact clients and colleagues in virtually any country.
With Account Codes, a prompt is heard immediately after a Long Distance number is dialed.
global.mci.com /ca/voice/longdistance   (234 words)

  
 XO. Long Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
With Conferencing and Calling Card services, you can extend the reach of your long distance service to hold meetings via the telephone or Internet, and to connect your traveling employees to the office or home.
With Dedicated Long Distance, circuits (trunks) are dedicated specifically to your long distance traffic.
XO Long Distance service places calls over standard phone lines to connect your calls between two states (interstate), between two call regions within your state (intrastate) or internationally.
www.xo.com /products/smallgrowing/voice/longdistance/index.html   (333 words)

  
 Long Distance Services, Companies, Phone, Cheap
Long Distance services, carriers and low rates for large businesses and residential.
Specializing in offering the right long distance services and plans for client's particular telecommunication needs.
Long distance calls and 800 services can add up if your company does business over the phone.
telechoice.net /long-distance   (184 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Long-distance relationship
Distance can work against you, but it can also work for you, it all depends on how much you care about each other and making it work.
There's a big difference between distance in an already established relationship and distance in one that has yet to develop -- if your girlfriend is being transferred to another city for her career, for example, you already share memories and experiences to help bridge that gap.
As well, we can't compare temporary and long-term distance; if you're sent overseas for six months, you know there's an end in sight, which makes it easier to survive the time spent apart.
www.askmen.com /dating/heidi_60/63_dating_girl.html   (685 words)

  
 Compare Cheap Long Distance Phone Service Rates @ Discount Long Distance World
Whether you are shopping for residential long distance or small business long distance, we have the lowest plans available for your needs.
Below we have ranked the cheapest long distance plans by interstate rate, monthly fee, and billing increments.
to make sure you are getting the lowest long distance rates and plans available for your calling patterns.
www.longdistanceworld.com   (286 words)

  
 Enjoy Prepaid long distance plans - Call using prepaid phone cards
It can successfully replace your expensive long distance carrier by offering you low rates, no monthly or weekly fee and no connection fee.
The 1 second rounding means you will always be able to keep track of the time you spend on the phone and you will not loose one second of conversation with your loved ones or business partners, while enjoying the lowest rates in the industry.
Most of our customers agree that the EZ Plan is the best choice one can make when choosing a long distance service.
www.callingcardshome.com /enjoyprepaid.htm   (523 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Relationships: Long Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Long Distance Couples - Activities that help long distance couples to maintain and strengthen their relationships while apart.
Long Distance D/s Relationships - An article based on a discussion about types of LDR, goals, and coping methods.
Long Distance Relationships - Personal reflection and thoughts intended for high school students who are considering a LDR.
dmoz.org /Society/Relationships/Long_Distance   (378 words)

  
 Long-Distance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Undivided attention between grandparents and grandchildren is difficult to achieve when grandparents and grandchildren live a long distance from one another.
Sure, technology can’t help to soothe a fevered brow, go fishing with a grandchild or help out a harried parent, but it can be a boon to foster ongoing communication—the most indispensable factor in keeping grandparent and grandchild as close as possible no matter how far apart they live.
To keep an attachment going over distance is to be creative in becoming as much a part of your grandchild’s everyday life as possible.
www.grandparenting.org /long-distance,htm.htm   (1324 words)

  
 Long Distance
You may make long distance calls from the telephone in your campus residence with cards provided by other long distance service providers; however, be aware that surcharges and other hidden expenses can make them a very expensive option.
Calling long distance from campus, using your authorization code is not only convenient but cost effective.
To make a long distance call with a prepaid or other calling card, follow the instructions on the card.
www.colorado.edu /telecom/Residents/cr-longdistance.html   (441 words)

  
 NEM-LD: Long Distance & Elevator System - TWAcomm.com, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The NEM Long Distance Lamp Memory System is designed for communication with remote locations up to 4000' away, or to each elevator in a building.
Surface mount long distance sub station in brown plastic.
The NEM Long Distance Lamp Memory System is designed for communicatioc with remote locations up to 4000' away, or to each elevator in a building.
www.twacomm.com /catalog/dept_id_675.htm   (680 words)

  
 Long-distance track event - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Longer races are rarely contested on the track, although records do exist for distances up to 1600 kilometers (see marathons, ultramarathons and multiday races).
Saïd Aouita, dominated all distances between 800 meters and 5000 m in the 1980s, a gold medalist at the 1984 Olympics, and like Nurmi, was the world record holder for 1500 m, 3:29.46 in 1985, and 5000 m, 13:00.40 in 1985 and 12:58.39 in 1987
Haile Gebrselassie, considered one of the greatest distance runners of all time, was the 1996 and 2000 Olympic gold medalist in the 10000 m, and held the 5000 m world record from 1998 until 2004 with a mark of 12:39.36
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long-distance_track_event   (913 words)

  
 Long Distance Relationships:Health Watch
You could call it phone-dating, or in other words, the long distance relationship.
Long distance relationships also tend to be more creative.
Partners spend quality time when they are together, (you don't usually find a long distance couple in front of the tube).
www.shs.uwo.ca /publications/sexstds/distancerelshps.htm   (297 words)

  
 BTS | National Household Travel Survey - Long Distance Business Travel Quick Facts
Long Distance Trips are more than 50 miles from home to the furthest destination.
The median distance for a long distance commuting trip is 69 miles
More than half of all long distance business travel is made by professional, managerial or technical workers
www.bts.gov /programs/national_household_travel_survey/long_distance_business_travel.html   (288 words)

  
 Long Distance
There are two options for making long distance phone calls.
Departments or offices can request a long distance access code.
Long distance access codes are available to departments, faculty and staff.
technology.uaa.alaska.edu /telephone/LongDistance   (103 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Long Distance: Music: Ivy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Long Distance never burrows so far into its own melancholy as to render the effect merely selfish or cold; even if your situation is hunky-dory, you'll be hard pressed not to revel in the subtle empathy of these numbers.
The sole nonoriginal, the Blow Monkeys' 1986 single "Digging Your Scene," demonstrates Ivy's ability to render a late-summer dayscape replete with slowly pushed merry-go-round and intimation of oncoming loss, all with a wink.
Long Distance finds Ivy continuing to move away from its beginning as straightforward guitar band, exploring in greater depth the types of slinky rhythms and sounds that were hinted at on 1997's Apartment Life.
www.amazon.com /Long-Distance-Ivy/dp/B00005LMX1   (1571 words)

  
 Long Distance: Cheap International and Domestic Rates
Those high profit telephone companies think cheap long distance rates mean 7¢ a minute with a monthly fee of $5.95.
Most people say cheap long distance rates means making state-to-state calls for less than 5¢ a minute, all day, every day--with no fees at all.
Don't be confused about the many "cheap long distance" offers all the highly paid executives at the big companies are making.
www.cheap-long-distance.us   (434 words)

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