It seems like we’ve been dealing with frustrating call centers forever. But, as it turns out, customer service via phone is a relatively recent phenomenon.
Whether landline or mobile, the phone system is littered with weird, unused telephone numbers that aren't meant for your ears. But if you want, you can give 'em a call—you might stumble upon something vaguely poetic.
Canceling your cable service may take more effort than you might think.
The Federal Communications Commission moved on Thursday to cap rates for local and in-state long-distance inmate calls, which can sometimes reach up to $14 a minute — or $70 for a five-minute call.
Do no call, ever. Thanks.
The prohibitive price of jail phonecalls cuts prisoners off from the outside world. Last week some costs were capped, but there's a still long way to go.