La. Town Gets Phone Service, Finally Telemarketers take note now that the tiny rural town of Mink, La., has finally got phone service. The folks there are offering a very tempting opportunity: a celebratory fish fry, the perfect thing to interrupt with a call. It cost $45,000 per phone to bring the service to the rural inhabitants of Mink -- one of the last places in America to get phone service.
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La. Town Gets Phone Service, Finally

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La. Town Gets Phone Service, Finally

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Telemarketers take note now that the tiny rural town of Mink, La., has finally got phone service. The folks there are offering a very tempting opportunity: a celebratory fish fry, the perfect thing to interrupt with a call. It cost $45,000 per phone to bring the service to the rural inhabitants of Mink — one of the last places in America to get phone service.