General Description: Satellite Mobile Service allows Customers to access, via the Company's network, the space and/or earth station facilities of authorized carriers to complete calls to terminal equipment designed specifically for this service. Upon enrollment in this service, the Company will inform the Customer of the other carrier. The Company will not be responsible, nor will any credit be given, if communications offered under this service cannot be established or maintained due to faulty space and/or earth station facilities of the carrier or faulty terminal equipment.
Application of Rates: Satellite Mobile Service rates will consist of a per-minute usage charge determined by the particular Access Code used by the Customer at the originating station when dialing a terminating station. This rate will apply in lieu of the per-minute usage charge associated with the Customer's underlying Company service.
The following per-minute usage charges apply for usage which originates as follows and terminates via the following Access Codes at terminal equipment provided in conjunction with this service: (i) outbound direct dial usage which originates in the U.S. Mainland, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, (ii) MCI WORLDCOM Contact one-number service Outbound Dialing usage which originates in the U.S. Mainland, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, (iii) calling card access usage which originates in the U.S. Mainland, Alaska, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and CNMI, (iv) WorldPhone calling card access usage which originates in international locations and (v) calls placed with the assistance of an operator, excluding collect calls. Customers will be charged:
for all services, except Voice Services usage, that terminate via Access Codes 8816 and 8817, $7.20 per minute;
for Voice Services usage that terminates via Access Codes 8816 and 8817, the following per-minute rates, based on origination type:
Origination Type Per-Minute Usage Charge
Local Network Connection $14.4050
for all services that terminate via Access Code 88216, $5.15 per minute;
for Voice Over IP services that terminate via Access Codes 881 and 882, $11.92 per minute.
Standard per-call surcharges for international calls, based on the Customer's underlying service, will apply to both domestic and international calls. All other standard per-call charges, based on the Customer's underlying service, also will apply. Usage charges for this service will be applied to each minute or fraction thereof of a call.