Cima, CA-2015

Long Distance Calling

Service Areas California is divided into ten telephone service areas (also known as LATAs). Ponderosa’s service area is called the Los Angeles Service Area, which includes the 760 area code territory. Service Area Toll Calls Calls between any two points in the Los Angeles Service Area other than local calls. These calls are chargeable. • Within the 760 area, dial: 1 + area code + the telephone number • Outside the 760 area, dial: 1 + area code + the telephone number OR • Dial the access code of any long distance com- pany you want to use for local and service area toll calls, and then the number you are calling. Note: The charges for calls completed by a long distance com- pany may differ by company. Outside Your Service Area Equal Access Dialing: Long distance companies are participating in “Equal Ac- cess,” a program which allows you to choose which long distance company will handle your 1 + long distance calls outside your service area. Within Your Service Area: To place a Direct-Dial Call:



Operator Assisted Calls Long distance calls requiring an Operator are more ex- pensive than dial direct or calling card calls. Types of operator-assisted calls: • Collect Calls • Conference Calls

• Person - to - Person • Station - to - Station • Third Number Calls • Time and Charges • Some Calling Card Charges To place an operator-assisted call:

0 + area code + telephone number

Calling Card Calls With a calling card, you can place long distance calls and charge them to your regular monthly bill. From a touch calling phone: • 0 + area code + telephone number • wait for tone and/or announcement • enter complete calling card number (including PIN) from a rotary phone: • 0 + area code + telephone number • wait for operator to answer • give your complete calling card number


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