FCC 64.1902 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 64.1902 Terms and definitions.
Terms used in this part have the following meanings:
Books of account. Books of account refer to the financial accounting
system a company uses to record, in monetary terms, the basic
transactions of a company. These books of account reflect the company's
assets, liabilities, and equity, and the revenues and expenses from
operations. Each company has its own separate books of account.
Incumbent Independent Local Exchange Carrier (Incumbent Independent
LEC). The term incumbent independent local exchange carrier means, with
respect to an area, the independent local exchange carrier that:
(1) On February 8, 1996, provided telephone exchange service in such
(2)(i) On February 8, 1996, was deemed to be a member of the exchange
carrier association pursuant to § 69.601(b) of this title; or
(ii) Is a person or entity that, on or after February 8, 1996, became a
successor or assign of a member described in paragraph (2)(i) of this
section. The Commission may also, by rule, treat an independent local
exchange carrier as an incumbent independent local exchange carrier
pursuant to section 251(h)(2) of the Communications Act of 1934, as
Independent Local Exchange Carrier (Independent LEC). Independent local
exchange carriers are local exchange carriers, including GTE, other
than the BOCs.
Independent Local Exchange Carrier Affiliate (Independent LEC
Affiliate). An independent local exchange carrier affiliate is a
carrier that is owned (in whole or in part) or controlled by, or under
common ownership (in whole or in part) or control with, an independent
local exchange carrier.
In-region service. In-region service means telecommunications service
originating in an independent local exchange carrier's local service
areas or 800 service, private line service, or their equivalents that:
(1) Terminate in the independent LEC's local exchange areas; and
(2) Allow the called party to determine the interexchange carrier, even
if the service originates outside the independent LEC's local exchange
Local Exchange Carrier. The term local exchange carrier means any
person that is engaged in the provision of telephone exchange service
or exchange access. Such term does not include a person insofar as such
person is engaged in the provision of a commercial mobile service under
section 332(c), except to the extent that the Commission finds that
such service should be included in the definition of that term.
[ 64 FR 44425 , Aug. 16, 1999]
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