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Group lobbies for more choices in Georgia telephone service

...in local telephone companies. She is helping form Georgians Calling for Competition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization...Paul Coverdell's political action committee. Georgians Calling for Competition is nonpartisan and won't be involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/06/bus_260745.shtml
Business
BellSouth smothers competition

...impression. Mr. Jones reports that "more than 160 companies offer local phone service in Georgia." As co-chair of Georgians Calling for Competition (GCC), a non-profit coalition devoted to increasing local phone competition in the state, I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/20/edi_292170.shtml
Editorials
Local consumers miss benefits

...prices go down," William Perry, co-chairman of Georgians Calling For Competition, said. The Atlanta-based group...systems to determine how it can make access easier. Georgians Calling For Competition, which has a Web site, said it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/14/bus_270186.shtml
Business
BellSouth to test switch ease

...the PSC asking the regulatory board to require the independent tests, and last week a newly organized group dubbed Georgians Calling for Competition began lobbying for the tests. Similar tests are being conducted with phone companies in New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/14/bus_261337.shtml
Business
Few know of choices, poll finds

...of 4.08 percentage points. It was conducted for Georgians Calling for Competition, an independent organization lobbying...long-distance," said William Perry, co-chairman of Georgians Calling. "This is especially important, because many voters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/09/bus_290788.shtml
Business
Deregulation raises concerns

...something it goes sky high. It's just like the cable," she said. A survey released this month conducted for Georgians Calling for Competition found 50 percent of voters questioned approved of the way regulators handled gas deregulation, down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/26/met_293028.shtml
Metro
BellSouth defends practices

...Temple, BellSouth Augusta district manager. "We've had to fight to keep our customers." The Atlanta-based Georgians Calling for Competition organization also has been critical of BellSouth, contending the telecommunications giant is providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/13/bus_292255.shtml
Business
PSC does good job, poll says

...the same percentage had no opinion. The survey was conducted in mid-April by Ayres, McHenry & Associates for Georgians Calling for Competition. It has a 4 percent margin of error. Not everyone is happy, though, especially customers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/13/bus_261264.shtml
Business
Area business briefs

...the same percentage had no opinion. The survey was conducted in mid-April by Ayres, McHenry & Associates for Georgians Calling for Competition. It has a 4 percent margin of error.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/07/bus_263103.shtml
Business
Scuttlebiz: Locally based banks are going strong

...Motor Club tracks many things, including the number of people who call them for roadside assistance. The number of Georgians calling for emergencies because they ran out of gas went up 51 percent, compared with last year. Allstate can't directly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2008-07-28/scuttlebiz-l
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