Telephones (61 - 65 of 65 items)
Better Management Needed in Social Security Administration's Toll-Free Telephone Service to the Public
MASAD-82-3: Published: Oct 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) toll-free telephone service to the public.In fiscal year 1980, SSA spent an estimated $9.5 million providing toll-free, long-distance telephone service to the public. This cost resulted from two sources: (1) the approximately 1,400 SSA offices accepting collect, long-distance calls from the public; and (2) some of the 32 Teleservice Centers u...
Deficiencies in the St. Louis Defense Telephone Service Should Be Avoided in Future Consolidations
LCD-81-4: Published: Oct 27, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1980.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has established a long-range program, the Defense Metropolitan Area Telephone System, to develop consolidated local area telephone systems for its activities. Discussions between DOD and the General Services Administration (GSA) are underway to create Government-wide consolidated local-area systems. DOD experience with consolidated systems is limited to the Defense...
Developing a Domestic Common Carrier Telecommunications Policy: What Are the Issues?
CED-79-18: Published: Jan 24, 1979. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1979.
The Communications Act of 1934 created the Federal Communications Commission to regulate interstate and foreign common carriers and established the Nation's policy goal of making communications services available to all people of the United States (referred to as the Universal Service Mandate). The carriers have interpreted this mandate to mean that other telecommunications services should cross...
Why Performance of Automatic Voice Network (AUTOVON) Service Needs Improvement
B-169857: Published: Sep 11, 1974. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1974.
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