access charge

a fee charged to long-distance telephone companies and their customers by a local telephone company for use of its lines. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  access charge
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fee for the use of a service, esp. computer, communication, or other network facilities
Example:  There will be a network access charge to the service providers.
Usage:  computing's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
State access charge structure provides for an intrastate access charge element that supports universal service.
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