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> Good afternoon.
> I have a client who would like to have a pay phone in their break area
> for employee use. The COCOT vendor they were using wasn't making
> enough money, and so they pulled out.
> They're not looking to turn a profit; they just want to give employees
> without cell phones a chance to call home etc. without having to open
> up an outside line to long distance charges, abuse, etc.
> They would like to put a simple pay phone in place -- something like a > "Model 909."
> o What kind of federal or state (of Florida) regulations would apply
> here? A google didn't help, but perhaps I used the wrong search terms.
> o What kind of drawbacks/pitfalls would they be looking at by going > this route?
> o Does anyone have a better idea of how to set this up?
> o Does anyone have any experience with programming this type of
> payphone? I was hoping to find the documentation on line, but no luck.
> Rob Pierce
I see them in a lot of restaurants so they must work. I note their site suggests you contact the state public utilities/service commission for the rules that govern the 909 in that state. There are enough 909s being used they should know. Far better than getting the wrong info here.