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(pl) telcos. a telecommunications company
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C20: from tel(ecommunications) + co(mpany)
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communications, company
(from telephone company) A company providing phone services to end users. The company may or may not provide other phone services such operating long-distance/international backbones but the name telco usually emphasises its operation as a local service provider.
Compare: PTT.

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telephone company
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