FCC 64.4001 Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 64.4001 Definitions.
Terms in this subpart have the following meanings:
(a) Automatic number identification (ANI) . The term automatic number
identification refers to the delivery of the calling party's billing
telephone number by a local exchange carrier to any interconnecting
carrier for billing or routing purposes.
(b) Billing name and address (BNA) . The term billing name and address
means the name and address provided to a [LEC] by each of its local
exchange customers to which the [LEC] directs bills for its services.
(c) Customer . The term customer means the end user to whom a local
exchange carrier or interexchange carrier is providing local exchange
or telephone toll service.
(d) Interexchange carrier (IXC) . The term interexchange carrier means
a telephone company that provides telephone toll service. An
interexchange carrier does not include commercial mobile radio service
providers as defined by federal law.
(e) Local exchange carrier (LEC) . 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 § 332(c), except to the extent that the Commission finds
that such service should be included in the definition of that term.
(f) Preferred interexchange carrier (PIC) . The term preferred
interexchange carrier means the carrier to which a customer chooses to
be presubscribed for purposes of receiving intraLATA and/or interLATA
and/or international toll services.
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