1 TELEPHONE COCHRANE COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY Name of kjtility RATE CORRESPONDENCE AND ORDERS Order No Dated _ Exchanges Involved and Description of Change COMPILATION OF RATES AND RULES
2 Form 10 Rate PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WISCONSIN TELEPHONE RATE FILE Cochrane Cooperate Telephone Company, Inc. Section No. 1 Name of Utility Sheet No. 1 Amendment No. 606 General Exchange Tariff Recurring Charges PSCW-USF Assessment Service Monthly Rate Rate Business - 1 Party $21.50 $0.42 (C) - Key System Trunk $21.50 $0.42 Residence - 1 Party $17.00 $0.42 Nonrecurring Charges Service Connection Charges Multi-Element A. General 1. Service Charges are in addition to all other applicable rates and charges associated with the service being provided. The Service Charges in this Tariff Section also apply for service connection or change of miscellaneous services that have nonrecurring charges. 2. Payment of Service Charges for the initial establishment of service may be required prior to the establishment of service. 3. The charges specified herein do not contemplate work begun being interrupted by the customer. If the customer interrupts work once begun, a charge in addition to the specified charges will be made equal to the additional cost involved. B. Definitions 1. Access Line As offered in the local exchange tariff consists of the serving central office line equipment, and all Telephone Company plant facilities up to and including the Telephone Company provided Standard Interface Device. These facilities are Telephone Company provided and maintained and provide access to and from the telecommunications network for message toll service and for local calling appropriate to the tariffed service selected by the customer. 2. Connection Device The term Connection Device denotes the terminal block or jack to Applicable to bills rendered on and after June 1, 2014
3 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84) sect KF Nurnbt? : 1 Sheet Nurnk : GENERAL EXCHANGE TARIFF Definitions (Cont ' d) the delineation between company facilities and customer owned equipment and wiring. 3. Connection The term "Connection" denotes the establishment of telephone service. A move of existing service to a different premise requires a connection. Multi-Element Service Charges and Application 1. Service Ordering Charge One Service Ordering Charge is applicable for work done to comply with a customer's request for new connections, outside moves, changes in telephone service, restoral of service after disconnection, or semipublic telephone service. The term "per order" means all work or service ordered at the same time by the customer, which is performed or provided onthe same premises. One Service Ordering Change is applicable for each mileage circuit between points on separate premises. Multiple channels between the same points, or multipoint channels, or extensions on mileage channels, ordered at the same time are included under the same Service Ordering Charge. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriate Service Ordering Charge is applicable for a customer order for service, and is in additional to any Initial Non-recurring Charge which may be applicable for the service furnished. The Service Ordering Charge is applicable, but not limited to the following customer requests which do not involve line conneciton or premises work. 1. Changes or additions involving Directory Listings or Joint User Service. 2. Changes in the name, responsibility or billing address. I
4 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin!Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84! 1;::~~: Uttlq kame Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company 3 Schedule Number : I Amendment I Number : GENERAL EXCHANGE TARIFF 2- Multi-Element Service Charges and Application (con't) 3. Changes in service requested by a customer that requires the issuance of a service order. f. The service order activity is classified as either initial, subsequent or record change. The charges are applicable for work done in receiving, recording, and processing information necessary to execute each customer request for connections of service (initial order charge applies), to each order for an additional to existing service (Subsequent order charge applies), or to each requested change which only involves changing the Company's records (record change order charge applies). g. A single service order will be issued for all work or service ordered to be performed or provided at the same time on the same premises. 2. Line connection Charge ipplicable to Service Rendered on and after: The Line connection charge is applicable for work required due to a customers service request on the circuit between the serving central office (cable side of the main distribution frame) up to and including the protector or network interface device on the customer's premises or on an outside circuit between premises or between locations on the same premises. This would include standard testing of the access line for noise, transmittal current, loop loss, power influence, etc. One line connection charge is applicable to the provision of each access line in association with any of the following services: Individual Residence Service Individual Business Service PBX Trunks, Residence or Business Key System Trunks, Residence or Business Off Premises Extensions - Barn Extension, etc. Telephone Answering Service Lines Semi-public Service Long Distance Terminals Private Lines Foreign Exchange Service Centrex Lines and Trunks -. I 'SCW Authorization by Order No.: Date issued 2 4 l!%8 05-TR TA-100 I Letter%b~
5 RATE FILE State of Wi~consin.~Public Service Commission VR-14 i5-84) \ itrl~:? Name 1 Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Section Numb : 1 j Sheet I Number : 4 1 Schedule Number I GENERAL EXCHANGE TARIFF C, Multi-Element Service Charges and Applications (Cont'd) Subsequent C.O. Line Connections Move or Change of Service Drop or Protector, or Network Interface Device c. When service and facilities are assumed prior to discontinuance an2 without lapse in rendition or of charges and payment of service, in the case of change in name and/or interest, no Line Connection Charges are applicable. 3. C. 0. Connection/Rearrangement Charge a. The Central Office Connection/Rearrangement charge, applies to work performed in the Central Office due to a customer's service reqiest. The Central Office in this case is defined to include the Maic Distribution frame (equipment side). b. The Central Office Connection/Rearrangement charge is applicable for work in the Central Office required in: 1. Connection or reconnection of local exchange lines; FX lices, local private lines, local off-premises extension lines, local tie lines and wide area telephone service (WATS). 2. Number change on a local exchange Central Office line or trunk made at the customer's request. 3. Rearrangement of an existing C. 0. Line for the connectior of either touch calling or custom calling features. 4. Connecting Device Charge a. The Connecting Device Charge applies to each move, change or installation of a Network Interface Device (NID) done at customer request. b. The Connecting Device Charge will be waived if the NID is installed during a customer premises visit made t.o install new service, move or change the drop line, or made due to a fault in Customer-owned equipment or wiring.
6 RATE FILE State of WisconsinIPublic Service Commission UR-11(5-84) Name Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Sheet Schedule =;i Amendment " Number : GENERAL EXCHANGE TARIFF D. Charges Connecting Device Charge (continued) c. No Jack Charge is applicable if modular hardware is in place at the time service is established and no move or change is requested by the customer. d. The Jack Charge is applicable on a per connection device basis except as noted in 5 c. above. Premises Visit Charge a. A Premises Visit Charge is applicable on a per order per premises visit whenever a Company employee is dispatched to the customer's premises to connect a service at the request of the customer. b. No Premises Visit Charge is applicable for subsequent visits required to complete an order to which a Premises Visit Charge has been applied previously or for visits required for changes made at the option of the company. Bills are prepared and mailed so that they reach the subscriber about the 5th of the month and are payable upon receipt. If payment is not received on or before the 18th of the month, a "Late Payment Penalty" of $1.50 will be applied. Restoral of Service Charge When the service of a customer has been temporarily denied in accordance with the general regulations set forth in this Tariff, but the contract has not been issued and completed, such service will be restored upon the payment of the appropriate charge. N.S.F. Check Charge A charge will be made when a check is presented in payment for services and is subsequently returned by the bank unpaid. I. Service Ordering Initial - Business $ pplicable to Service Rendered on and after: 'SCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR-100 * 05-TA- 100 Date Issued Letter Date 1 \99\
7 , RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84) Utility Name - Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company GENERAL EXCHANGE TARIFF 1 Schedule Number : Amendment J- V, i- d>, Number : L, Service Ordering (continued) - Residence Subsequent - Bus iness - Residence Line Connection - Business - Residence $ C.O. Connection/Rearrangement - Business - Residence Connecting Device - Business - Residence Premises Visit - Business - Residence Late Payment Penalty Restoral of Service After Disconnection for NSF Check Charge Record Change 5.OO Non-Payment E. Service Charges do not apply to: 1. Installations, moves or changes of public telephone. 2. Service reestablishment after destruction of the customer's premises by Act of God or a public enemy, whether at the same or another location. Regular Service Charges apply, however, to service reestablished in the old location after termination of service or subsequent to its establishment at another location under the above circumstances. 3. If an upgrade in the class, type, or grade of service is made, only the Service Order Charge is applicable. hpplicable to Service Rendered on and after: 'SCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR L 05-TA- 100 Date Issued Letter Date OCT, I 199'
8 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR ] Uthty Name Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Sect~on Number : 1 Sheet Number : 8 Schedule Number : Amendment Number : TOUCHCALLING SERVICE General a. Touch Calling Service provides for the origination of telephone calls through the use of telephones equipped with push buttons in lieu of a rotary dial. b. The service is available only where the Telephone Company central office facilities have been arranged for Touch Calling and all equipment on the customer's premises is compatible. It is not necessary that all instruments on a line be equipped for Touch Calling; however, all lines on a particular instrument must be similarly equipped. Rates and Charges a. There will be no Non-Recurring or Monthly charges for Touch Calling Service. 3pplicable to Service Rendered on and atter: 'SCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR- 100 * 05-TA- 100 Date Issued Letter 20!#S
9 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84) Uthty Name - Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Com~anv - CUSTOM CALLING SERVICES /Numbe.- Section 1 Schedule I Number : Amendment Number : General 1. Custom calling services are optional services offered in addition to regular service. 2. Custom Calling services include the following: Speed Calling - Allows the calling of a seven or ten digit telephone number by dialing or keying an abbreviated code. Three way Calling - Permits an existing call to be held and, by dialing a designated prefix code, a second telephone call can be established and added to the connection. To assure reasonable quality no more than one point on the three-way connection should be a toll call for the initiating line. Call Forwarding'- An arrangement that allows incoming calls to be transferred to another fixed or variable telephone number.* Call Waiting - When a customer is talking on the telephone, a short tone signals him that a call is waiting on the line. Depressing the receiver switchhook will "hold" the first call so that the waiting call can be answered. He can alternate between calls by depressing the receiver switchhook. Regulations Custom calling services are furnished only in association with individual line service. Semi-public telephone service equipped with a coin collector is excluded. Rates and Charges Individual Services Per Month / Per Line Residence and Business Call Waiting Sl.00 Call Forwarding 1.00 Speed Calling (8 codes) 1.00 Speed Calling (30 codes) 2.00 Threeway Calling 1.CO In addition to the charges specified herein, filed long distance rates will apply to calls forwarded from the customer's telephone to tele~hones located outside of the local calling area. -able to Serwce Render& on and aiter: I Date Issued "SCW Authortzation bv Order No.: I Letter Dare
10 RAPE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR ] Ublity Name Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Sect~on Number 1 1 Sheet Number : 9 Schedule Number 1 Amendment 5% \;.< a* 1 Number 1 PUBLIC AND SEMI-PUBLIC TELEPHONE SERVICE A. Public Telephone Service 1. General I a. A public telephone is an exchange telephone installed at the telephone company's initiative or at its option, at a location chosen or accepted by the company as suitable and necessary for furnishing service to the general public. The telephone company will provide, without charge, adequate public telephone facilities to meet all reasonable public requirements, the decision as to the extent, character and location of such facilities resting with the telephone company. b. Public telephones are installed primarily for use of the transient public for outgoing service and any use by occupants of the pr.emises in which they are located is considered as incidental to this principal purpose. c. Except where other arrangements are made in specific cases, all public telephones are equipped with multi-slot coin collecting devices. d. Directory listings are not generally provided in connection with public telephone service. 2. Rates a. Local messages are charged for at the rate of twenty-five cents (2%) eact Regular established rates apply on toll calls. B. Semi-public Telephone Service I 1. General a. Semi-public telephone service is a business service designed in general to meet telephone service requirements at the following types of locations: (1) Where the demand for service is for combination of customer and transient usage but not where the usage is principally that of the customer. (2) Where there is a collective use of the service by a relatively stable body of guests, members, employees, or occupants. (3) Where coin telephone service is requested by a customer but where the installation of a public telephone is not warranted to meet public need in the opinion of the telephone company. Applicable to Service Rendered on and after: PSCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR TA Date issued Letter Date
11 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR ] C Utility INarne Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Sheet Number Schedule Number Amendment Number s. PUBLIC AND SEMI-PUBLIC TELEPHONE SERVICE-CONT. b. Semi-public telephone service is furnished only on an individual line basis. Coin collecting devices are provided. c. For extension telephones in connection with semi-public telephone service, see other sections of this tariff. d. Listings in the directory are provided in connection with a semi-public telephone as regularly provided with business service. e. Public telephone signs will be provided by the telephone company without charge where required. f. The telephone company has the right to require the redemption of all slugs and spurious, mutilated, or foreign coins deposited in the collecting device at the value for which they were deposited therein. 2. Rates a. Local messages are charged for at the rate oftwenty-five cents (2%) each Regular established rates apply on toll calls. b. A business rate for semi-public telephone service applies, regardless of the amount collected. c. Service connection, move, and change charges apply as shown in this tariff for business service. \pplicable to Service Rendered on and after: SCW Authorizat~on by Order No.: 05-TR-100 * 05-TA- 100 I Date Issued Letter Date RE!
12 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84) 1 iw Schedule - CUSTOMER OWNED COIN OPERATED TELEPHONE SERVICE General The Telephone Company will provide Customer Owned Coin-Operated Telephsne Service for use with customer-provided coin-operated telephones on a Fixed Rate basis. Fixed Rate charges are listed in D. Rates and Charges. Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Service is the only service available for use with customer-provided coin-operated telephones. Directory listings will be provided under the regulations governing the furnishing of listings for business service. Customer Owned Cain Operated Telephone Service is prohibited in conjuxtion with foreign exchange service. Customer Owned Coin Operated Service may not be connected behind a PBX or Centrex Service. Responsibility of the Customer 1. The customer shall be responsible for payment of charges billed to the service, including toll or local service originating from or accepted at the service, Directory Assistance, non-recurring charges, and other tarifred services. 2. The customer shall be responsible for: ippbcabie to Service Rendered on and aft= (a) The installation, operation and maintenance of the coin telephme and any associated equipment. (b) The payment of a maintenance service charge for visits by a telephone company employee or agent to a customer's premise when a service difficulty or trouble report results from the use of the customer-provided equipnent. (c) The reasonable availability of a local calling area telephone directory. (dl Providing both local and toll service. (e) Providing access to 911 emergency services, "800" numbers and telephone company operators at no charge and without depositing coin(s). I Date issued I 5CW kghorition by Order No.: I Letter Date
13 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-74 (5-84) Util~ty Nilme Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company section Number : 1 ~heet Number : 12 k'hedule Number : Amendment 1 7 Number : CUSTOMER OWNED COIN OPERATED TELEPHONE SERVICE (Contld) Responsibility of the Customer (Contld) (f) Providing terminal equipment that is hearing aid compatible and meets all standards for handicapped users as required by law, including height restrictions. (g) Reasonable access to all authorized toll carriers serving the local exchange area. (h) Providing dial tone first capability. (i) Providing terminal equipment which shall be the "prepaid1' type with full automatic control of the deposit (i. e. a deposit of coins shall be returned for uncompleted calls through an escrow mechanism). (j) If the customer provided coin-operated telephone does not accept inward service the customer shall provide a conspicuous label advising customers that the phone does not permit incoming calls. (k) Posting all of the information Pequired in C.3 following. Regulation 1. Customer-provided coin-operated telephones must be registered in compliance with Part 68 of the FCC1s Registration Program. 2. Customer-provided coin-operated telephones used with Customer-Owned Coin- Operated Telephone Service must be capable of accepting nickels, dimes, and quarters. 3. Customer-Owned Coin-Operated Telephone Service customers must prominently display on each of the customer-provided coin-operated telephones the charge for a local call, the name and telephone number of those responsible for repairs, problems and malfunctions of the instrument; instructions for obtaining refunds; dialing instructions; and any restrictions on inward service. 4. A subscriber to customer-owned coin-operated telephone service may not charge users more for a local telephone call of unlimited duration than the telephone company is authorized to charge for the placement of a similar call. rppliable to Service Rendered on and after: SCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR- 100 *05-TA-100 ( Date kwed Letter Date AD6 2 4 T9A
14 RATE FILE State of WtxonsinlPublic Service Commission UR ! CUSTOMER OWNED COIN OPERATED TELEPHONE SERVICE (Cont'd) The subscriber to customer-owned coin-operated telephone service may not charge users more for an intrastate long distance call than Wisconsin Bell's toll tariff authorizes it to charge for an operator assisted between the same locations, or an operator assisted intrastate interlata operator assisted AT&T Communications call between the same locations. Extension stations associated with Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Service shall be so arranged that they shall not function to interrupt or intercept a call in process. The subscriber to Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Service is subject to Directory Assistance charges but may not charge users for calls to Dirrectory Assistance. k subscriber to Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Service may presubscribe for toll service from any interexchange carrier authorized to do business in Wisconsin and available in the serving exchange. Where a subscriber to Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Service is in violation of this tariff, the Telephone Company will promptly notify the customer of the violation and will take immediate action, including disconnection of service, as is necessary for the protection of the users of the service, a telecommunications network and the telephone company employee: The customer shall discontinue use of the customer-owned coin-operated telephone service or immediatedly correct the violation and notify the Telephone Company in writing five days after the receipt of the notice referred to in Section C.9 that the violation has been corrected. failure of the customer to discontinue such use, correct the violation and notify the Telephone Company per C.10 will result in the suspension of the customer's service until such time as the customer complies with the provisions of this tariff. COCOTs are allowed to place a coin surcharge on 0+ dialed,autom calling card calls that require no operator assistance. The surcharge shall be less than or equal to the authorized rate for local coin calls. The total charges for the call, including the surcharge, may not exceed the ceiling on COCOT charges for toll calls. 4pplicaMe to So-& Rendered on and ahw. I Date Issued CW Authorhbm by Order No.: 05-TR TA Letter Date /We
15 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR-14 (5-84) - - CUSTOMER OWNED COIN OPERATED TELEPHONE SERVICE (Cont'd) I D, Rates and Charges 1. Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone service, per access line. Install Charge I Per - Month 2. Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone Fixed Rate Service, per access line NIA Non-recurring charges located elsewhere in this tariff shall apply. \ppl~came to Sewice Rendered on ad after: Dale kwed SCW Authorition by Order No.: I Letter Dare
16 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission. UR-14 (5-84) EXTENSIONMILEAGE -- General a. Extension Line Terminations may be furnished in connection with all classes and grades of local service except Public Telephone Service. b. Extension Line Terminations provided in connection with Semi-public Telephone Service will be restricted to answering incoming calls only. c. Extension Line Terminations must be located in the same local service area as the associated main station. d. When either the main or extension station is located at a business classification, business rates apply to both stations. e. The Telephone Company may l i m i t the number of exkension line terminations connected to a line. f. Stations located outside the building in which the main service is terminated will be furnished under the following conditions: 1. May be located on the premise of another customer provided the other customer has his own separate service at the same location; 2. May be located on the premise of another customer for answering purposes only if the other customer has no separate service at the same location. 3. Mileage charges will be based upon the airline mileage between the locations of the primary and extension line termination; 4. In connection with residence service,2501 will be provided between buildings on continuous property without mileage charge. g. Mileage measurements are computed as follows: 1. For two-point channels, the mileage is the shortest airline distance between buildings with fractional 1/10 miles treated as full 1/10 miles. 2. For multi-point channels, the mileage is the shortest airline distance between each building in which the channel terminates with fractional 1/10 miles treated as full 1/10 miles. The charging mileage is the combination of such segments of distance which results in the lowest total mileage for the entire channel. kpplicable to Se~ce Rendered on and after: 1 Date kwed
17 RATE FILE I Section Number : 1 I Isheet 1 Stare of WisconsinfPublic Service Commission. 16 UR-11i5-84) Number - 1 Schedule I EXTENSIOM MILEAGE (CONT) 3. For Multi-office exchanges, the mileage is measured airline from the location of the extension telephone via its central office to the central office serving the main telephone. Rates Mileage Charge per 1/10 mile Minimum Charge Monthly Rate $.SO $.SO 4pphcable to Service Rendered on and after 'SO\' Authorization b Order No.: 05-TR-lo0 t 05-TA-100 Date Issued Letter Date AUG 2'
18 RAPE FILE I ~ i o n :, 1 Number State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission, UR ) VOLUME CONTROLLED HANDSET (HARD OF HEARING HANDSET) A Volume Controlled Handset to amplify incoming speech is furnished for use by customers whose hearing is impaired or to assist in overcoming high room noise conditions, each These charges are in addition to the regular rates and charges for service furnished. Per Month hpplicable to Service Rendered on and after CW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR- 100 i 05-TA-100 Date iswed Letter Date AU6;
19 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR ) I k I General : Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company FIRE REPORTING SYSTEM - UNATTENDED DIAL EXCHANGES Section Number :.I 1 Sheet Number : i8 Schedule Number : This equipment is designed for communities where volunteer departments provide fire protection. A fire alarm circuit to which a number is assigned is located in the central office. Telephones at the volunteer firemen's premises are connected to it by means of the same circuit that connects the subscriber station equipment to the central office. When the fire number is dialed, to report a fire, telephones at the premises of the volunteer connected to the circuit ring. Should any of these be busy, a distinctive tone interrupts, giving notice of the call. I Rates: Service Connections Monthly Minimum rate for circuit with 20 or less connections. $25.00 $30.00 In providing this service the telephone company may require a 3-year contract of the customer. '~pplicable to Service Rendered on and after: PSCW Authoriration by Order No.: L 05-TR- 100 * 05-TA- 100 Dale Issued Letter Date A!Je 2 4 I988
20 RATE FILE State of Wisconsin/Public Service Commission UR ) L Number Uthty Name Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE SERVICE GENERAL Customers may obtain assistance in determining telephone number by calling a Directory Assistance Operator subject to the regulations and charges shown herein. REGULATIONS 1. Charges apply for directory assistance service calls placed for numbers in the local calling area in which the customer receives Local Exchange Telecommunications Service and for numbers in all other exchanges within the Numbering Plan Area (NPA) in which the customer is located. No charge applies when the distant number is obtained by an operator who places and completes an operator station-to-station or person-to-person call for which a charge is made. 2. Rates are for each main, Key System trunk, PBS Central Office trunk, Mobile telephone unit and outward WATS access line. The application of rates are on a cumulative basis for the total number of main stations, PBX Central Office trunks, Mobile telephone units and outward WATS access lines billed to the same account. 3. Rates apply to Directory Assistance Service calls from each primary main Centrex telephone and dormitory Centrex telephone and are not applied on a cumulative basis. 4. Call allowances are not transferable between separate accounts of the same or other c'ustomers. 5. Excepted from a charge for Directory Assistance Service are calls originating from accounts being used by certified visually or physically handicapped persons; from public or semi-public telephones or from all Hospitals that equip patient rooms for telephone service. 6. A maximum of two requested telephone numbers is provided with each directory assistance call request. 7. The Telephone Company shall not be liable for any errors or omissions, whether arising through negligence or otherwise, in the information furnished, and the customer shall indemnify and save the Company harmless against all claims, damages, or judgments (including costs and reasonable attorney's fees) that may arise from the use of such information. F b l e to Service Rendered on and after 'SCW Authorization by Order No.: 05-TR-1 00 t 05-TA- 100 Date Issued Letter Date AIJG