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Tenured incompetence

...proposed constitutional amendment. He got a "C" on the paper. Then, armed only with a typewriter and costly long-distance telephone service, he proceeded to get that amendment ratified by 1992. It is now the 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-12/tenured-incompetence
Comcastic calls ringing in area

...after Knology Inc., to offer consumers a "bundled" package of cable, high-speed Internet and a local/long-distance telephone service. Valerie Gillespie, Comcast's vice president and general manager, said the company decided to enter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/29/bus_94400.shtml
Business
Cable dials up happier callers

...promotions. The study was based on responses from 12,196 customers nationwide who receive their local and long-distance telephone service from one provider. "While telephone service offered by cable companies is relatively new to the market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/13/bus_88726.shtml
Business
Telecom pulls out of Augusta

...deregulated local telephone competition. The act allowed the Baby Bells, such as BellSouth and SBC, to offer long-distance telephone service but required the Bells to sell room on their networks to competitive local exchange carriers, such as KMC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/05/bus_441848.shtml
Business
MCI extends tournament's run

...accessible, meeting people and helping repair the corporate image of the nation's second-largest provider of long-distance telephone service. McKeown said it was a tragedy that people got hurt in WorldCom's mess. But he said the renewed relationship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/22/gol_370379.shtml
Golf
Business briefs

...Michael Capellas and three outsider directors named just after WorldCom - parent of the nation's No. 2 long-distance telephone service provider MCI -filed the largest-ever U.S. bankruptcy in July. Study shows beer ads dominate TV airwaves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/18/bus_364598.shtml
Business
Consumer arbitration clauses are increasing

...presumed to agree to arbitration simply by using the product or service - a credit card, for example, or long-distance telephone service. Millions of Americans are bound by arbitration agreements and many may not know it. They may not have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/01/bus_335975.shtml
Business
Rural areas stand to gain in phone deal

...specifications on a comprehensive contract for the state government's communications needs, such as local and long-distance telephone service, Internet connections, pagers and two-way radio, cell phones and even office computer networks. During...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/21/bus_320231.shtml
Business
Few consumers choose to switch

...landfills. Deregulation of electricity is not likely to bring about the tremendous price reductions seen with long-distance telephone service. Instead, executives promise better customer service and innovations, such as real-time metering that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/14/bus_312780.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...AT&T contemplates four-way split NEW YORK - Board members of AT&T Corp., the nation's largest long-distance telephone service and cable television provider, met Monday to consider dividing the company into four distinct businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/24/bus_301826.shtml
Business