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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 10:39 am    Post subject: Rate clarification needed Reply with quote Back to top

I am going to be moving to an area code that covers a large geographic area and traditionally charges long distance rates for people even within that area code. How will people who call me with POTS in that area code be charged for calling my Vonage number?

In addition, will all people in that area code be considered “regional” in use of my minutes with Vonage?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

It seems that all Vonage numbers belong to a company called Focal Communications and seem to be listed as terminating in major cities only. You might want to call Focal and ask them what the "rate center" is for your Vonage number. (My number is listed as teminating in Boston but the rate center is in my hometown which is 20 miles est of the city.)

As far as regional calling, from the Vonage wesite it appears that regional calling is within your area code and any overlay area codes in your area.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Actually this isn't a question for Vonage or Focal, but rather for the originating person's telephone company.

Rate centers are created for the originator and typically can be found in the front section of white pages telephone directory (for the local telephone company).

Rates centers to a large degree are artificial. Your local regulated telephone company often increases the number of exchanges you can reach as a "local" call since they can immediately up local rates (based upon existing PUC regulation) figured by how many subscribers you can reach.

If you want to drive yourself crazy looking at rate centers this link allows you to look up information

http://puck.nether.net/npa-nxx/
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

What I was trying to say is that Focal can tell you what the phone company has for the point of termination for your Vonage number. From there your callers will know if they are making a local or toll call to your Vonage number.
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