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Dropped Calls To Be Tracked

Dropped Calls To Be Tracked

The Federal Communications Commission has approved rules that should help complete phone calls in and out of rural areas. Some phone carriers have been accused of dropping calls into states like South Dakota because of higher costs.

Public Utilities Commission Vice Chair Chris Nelson says they have been waiting quite a while for some help from the FCC…

 

Nelson says it has been difficult to figure out where the calls are stopping…

 

Nelson says they have to rely on federal agencies to help put a stop to the practice…

 

 

There have been claims of lost business because of the dropped calls.

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