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SPRINGFIELD'S LONG-DISTANCE PROVIDERS

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Researched by: Sara Phillips

Name No. of Local sales

Address FT local Carrier1 Charging Major services Market Owner- manager Volume

Telephone / Fax employees increments offered 2 area ship CEO discounts

1 MCI Telecommunications Co Consulting services, outsourcing, international, Revenue, term,

1545-B Primrose / 65804 1,2003 Yes 6-second virtual data services, video conferencing, Global Public Ernie Wingert area code optimizers,

1720 Primrose / 65804 intervals pre-paid calling cards, advanced 800 Bert Roberts Jr off-peak calling,

800-365-1238 / 889-2205 services, fax and e-mail regional

2 Dial US 6-second 1+ long distance services, 800 inbound Discounts vary w/

333 Park Central East, Ste 926 40 No intervals, service, international calling, calling MO, OK Private Steven E Smith long dist usage &

65801 ? 881-3425 depends on cards, affinity marketing, web pages, AR, KS, Jim Hedges term commitment

800-743-4433 / 888-2448 plan type Internet access service, data circuits TX

3 AT&T Varies by Long-distance services, data, fax

300 John Q Hammons Pkwy 14 Yes service, services, business network, cellular, Global Public Tim Wainscott 5% and up

Ste 500 / 65806 ? 864-6699 from pagers, digital dedicated, satellite e-mail, C Michael

800-492-4101 / 862-2534 6 sec pre-paid calling cards, Internet services Armstrong

4 WorldCom Domestic & international outbound, toll-free Tamara Blasi Flat-rated, rates vary

901 St Louis St, Ste 704 / 65806 13 Yes 6-second 800 service, Internet, local, calling cards, Domestic/ Public Bernard J depending on volume

831-1313 / 831-9588 intervals conference calling, enhanced fax service International Ebbers & length of term4

5 CGI ? 1031 E Battlefield, 6-second International calling, calling cards, conference Up to 20%

Ste 217A / 65807 ? 886-6005 7 Yes intervals/ calling, dedicated access services, fax service, Regional Private Jim Donahue depending

800-691-7253 / 886-3462 may vary data service, 800 service, 1+ long distance David Jones on usage

5 Sprint Inc Voice-activated calling cards, pagers, Internet, voice

1655 S Enterprise / 65804 7 Yes 6-second messaging, Fonview, cellular, 1+ outbound calling, International Public Vera Gibbons 5%Ð51% range

886-1796 / 889-8198 intervals video conferencing, SprintFAX, 800 calling plan, Bill Esrey

frame relay, point-to-point, high-speed data lines

5 Eclipe Communications/TNI Up to 10%,

1736 E Sunshine, Ste 416 / 7 Yes 6-second Full-service 1-800, calling cards, voice mail, 50 states Public JT Woodruff may increase

65804 ? 890-8550 / 890-8552 intervals conference calling John Leaf with volume

Ranked by total local staff. The long-distance providers listed above are located in Springfield offices. 1A carrier is defined as owning and operating a partial percentage to 100 percent of its own fiber-optic network and having its own switch. 2Additional services are offered by each company but are not listed due to space restrictions. 3This includes MCI's local calling center. 4 Discounts are also available for association members that are partnered with WorldCom. Information was compiled from data supplied by representatives of the companies interviewed. Deserving companies may have been omitted due to lack of information, space or deadline restrictions. [[In-content Ad]]

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