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Phone companies have been in the news a whole lot recently, whether it be about the regulators demanding they lower their prices or the competition they face from VOIP like Skype and Gizmo.Â It seems like profit is a dirty word, in fact, and certainly not one youd feel comfortable mentioning in the boardrooms of ATre clutching at straws a little: an 82 year old widow in Canton, Ester Strogen, has paid more than $14,000 in rental fees for use of two AT you guessed it, ATfree replacements and the option of switching to newer models; at the risk of sounding facetious, $349.20 - the yearly fee - would buy a lot of new phones!
Adding some comic relief to the situation is Esters reaction to her new, push-button phone: Id like to have my rotary back, I like that better.
Widow Rented Rotary Phone for 42 years