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GENERAL INFORMATION

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Calls made through the relay service are confidential. Operators relay entire

Calling Instructions

conversations, leaving nothing out. There is no charge to use the relay service. Discounted rates may apply to calls placed to telephone numbers within your LATA. Directory Assistance Calls to telephone numbers outside of your LATA will be billed at the long-distance provider's regular rates. (Please see next page for LATA information.) The toll-free Need assistance finding a local or long-distance number, published listing, name and/ numbers for Relay South Carolina are: or address? Please call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411 TTY users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 711 or 1-800-735-8583 If you need a toll-free number, please call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411 Voice users. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 711 or 1-800-735-2905 If you have a Text Telephone (TTY), please call 7-1-1 for Directory Assistance. ASCII users. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 711 or 1-800-735-7293 However, applicable long-distance and operator service charges will apply on operator- If you are using the relay service to make a long-distance call, tell the operator which assisted calls. long-distance company you want to handle your call. Some long-distance companies Making Local Calls have their own access numbers for relay services. Contact your long-distance provider To make a local call, you don't need to dial "1" + area code. Simply dial the seven-digit for more information. Customers with TTYs can use the Relay South Carolina to call telephone number. their local telephone service provider. Here's how: Call the Relay South Carolina at 711 or 1-800-735-8583. Tell the operator the number you wish to call. (Please see Operator Assistance for Local Calls pages 1-2 for a list of contact numbers.) If you need assistance making a local call, dial "0", and a local operator will help you. Using a Text Telephone (TTY) device, someone with hearing or speech disabilities can The following charges will apply:

CUSTOMER INFO GUIDE

call the TTY Communication Assistance Operator at 7-1-1 for assistance. Calls to this Assistance for local calls (Customers with disabilities will not be charged.) number are free, but long-distance and operator assistance charges will apply. The TTY Station-to-Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.75 operator can help with: Person-to-Person . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.50 Operator-Assisted Calls Credit Card service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.00 Collect Calls Verification of a busy line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Interruption of conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Third-Number Billing Calls *Additional surcharges may apply. Person-To-Person Calls Directory Assistance Requests Rates and allowances are subject to change. Calls From Motels and Hotels Busy Line Line Interruptions If the number you're calling is always busy, you can ask the operator to check the line to see if the number is working properly. If you have an emergency, ask the operator Busy Line Verifications to interrupt the conversation. Operator charges might apply. To ensure that you don't SOUTH CAROLINA EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM (SCEDP) miss emergency calls-even when you're on the phone-check into optional Call The SC Equipment Distribution Program (SC TEDP) which is administered by the SC Waiting or Voice Mail services. School for the Deaf and the Blind distributes free telephones to qualified applicants Calling Assistance for People With Hearing or Speech Disabilities who are experiencing difficulty using a standard telephone. For more information call 1-877-225-8337 (voice) or 1-877-889-8337 (TTY). You can also visit SCEDP'S website The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires all states to provide access to at www.scedp.sc.gov or email SC TEDP at AmplifyLife@regstaff.sc.gov. nationwide Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). Through the TRS, callers using Text Telephones (TTYs/TDDs) are able to communicate with people who use standard Operator Services Exemption Visual or Physical Disabilities voice telephones. TRS communication assistants relay telephone conversations Customers with certain disabilities may be exempt from Directory Assistance charges. verbatim simultaneously between TTY users and non-TTY users. Relay South Carolina They may also qualify for special rates on out-of-area direct-dialed and station-to- operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees of the relay service are not station calls. For more information, call your local telephone service provider. allowed to disclose any information received during the relay of the call.

YOUR LOCAL CALLING AREA To From

Abbeville Calhoun Falls Clarks Hill Due West McCormick Mt. Carmel Plum Branch West Abbeville Abbeville Calhoun Falls Clarks Hill Due West

066010

McCormick Mt. Carmel Plum Branch West Abbeville

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