Why yes, they can go higher! In last month’s blog “ILEC Retail Rates – How high will they go” dated12/1/14, I noted several trends in rate increases across the nation. Well, we’re only through the first month of 2015 and here we go again!
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Every week, I review filings from major carriers across the nation. As I summarize them for our monthly newsletter, inevitably the phrase that appears most often is “AT&T increased……” Every month, rate increases are filed somewhere that affect basic local service rates, optional calling plans, bundled offerings, or local toll. Did you know AT&T Illinois increased their local access line rate for business service three times in a 13-month period, taking the rate from $37.00 to $54.25 per month?