3 AAC 53.820 - Limits on rates and charges

Current through April 6, 2022

(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(1) repealed 7/15/98;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) End-user charges for intrastate interexchange calls placed from a private or public pay telephone through the presubscribed operator-service provider may not exceed the per-minute rates and surcharges of the interexchange carrier of last resort serving the exchange where the private or public pay telephone is located.
(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.

Notes

3 AAC 53.820
Eff. 9/20/96, Register 139; am 7/15/98, Register 147; am 11/29/2006, Register 180

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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