Definition of access charge in English:

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access charge

(also access fee)

noun

A charge made for the use of computer or local telephone-network facilities.
Example sentences
  • Although data are extremely difficult to come by, a Digex source cites $30,000 per site per month as the access fee charged by Sprint.
  • It charges 0.05 RMB per minute for the Internet access fee and 0.02 RMB per minute for the phone line fee.
  • A company spokesperson said the access fee Eircom will be allowed to charge will ‘in no way, reflect the cost to Eircom of providing the infrastructure associated with unbundling’.

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Syllabification: ac·cess charge

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