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Public TeleCom's business plan capitalizes on courtesy
Company hopes retailers will jump on courtesy phone concept to generate revenue, curtail abuse
Amidst the cutthroat competition commonly found in the telecommunications industry at least one company is trying to build a business based on courtesy.
Executives of Dallas-based Public TeleCom Corp. have ambitious plans for marketing their company's new specially designed telephone -- a so-called "courtesy phone" -- to truck stops, retail shops and hotels nationwide.
Public TeleCom's telephone allows businesses to provide free local phone calls to their customers. The free calls are designed to help companies develop a more positive image and create goodwill with shoppers.
On the outside, Public TeleCom's product looks much like a standard telephone. But inside, …