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§ 43.11 Reports of local exchange competition data.
Link to an amendment published at 84 FR 43724 , Aug. 22, 2019.
(a) All common carriers and their affiliates (as defined in 47 U.S.C.
153(1)) providing telephone exchange or exchange access service (as
defined in 47 U.S.C. 153(16) and (47)), commercial mobile radio service
(CMRS) providers offering mobile telephony (as defined in § 20.15(b)(1)
of this chapter), and Interconnected Voice over IP service providers
(as defined in § 9.3 of this chapter), shall file with the Commission a
completed FCC Form 477, in accordance with the Commission's rules and
the instructions to the FCC Form 477.
(b) Respondents identified in paragraph (a) of this section shall
include in each report a certification signed by an appropriate
official of the respondent (as specified in the instructions to FCC
Form 477) and shall report the title of their certifying official.
(c) Disclosure of data contained in FCC Form 477 will be addressed as
(1) Emergency operations contact information contained in FCC Form 477
are information that should not be routinely available for public
inspection pursuant to § 0.457 of this chapter.
(2) Respondents may make requests for Commission non-disclosure of the
following data contained in FCC Form 477 under § 0.459 of this chapter
by so indicating on Form 477 at the time that the subject data are
(i) Provider-specific subscription data and
(ii) Provider-specific mobile deployment data that includes specific
spectrum and speed parameters that may be used by providers for
internal network planning purposes.
(3) Respondents seeking confidential treatment of any other data
contained in FCC Form 477 must submit a request that the data be
treated as confidential with the submission of their Form 477 filing,
along with their reasons for withholding the information from the
public, pursuant to § 0.459 of this chapter.
(4) The Commission shall make all decisions regarding non-disclosure of
provider-specific information, except that the Chief of the Wireline
Competition Bureau may release provider-specific information to:
(i) A state commission provided that the state commission has
protections in place that would preclude disclosure of any confidential
(ii) “Eligible entities,” as those entities are defined in the
Broadband Data Improvement Act, in an aggregated format and pursuant to
confidentiality conditions prescribed by the Commission, and
(iii) Others, to the extent that access to such data can be
accomplished in a manner that addresses concerns about the competitive
sensitivity of the data and precludes public disclosure of any
(d) Respondents identified in paragraph (b) of this section shall file
a revised version of FCC Form 477 if and when they discover a
significant error in their filed FCC Form 477. For counts, a difference
amounting to 5 percent of the filed number is considered significant.
For percentages, a difference of 5 percentage points is considered
(e) Failure to file FCC Form 477 in accordance with the Commission's
rules and the instructions to Form 477 may lead to enforcement action
pursuant to the Act and any other applicable law.
[ 65 FR 19685 , Apr. 12, 2000, as amended at 69 FR 77938 , Dec. 29, 2004;
73 FR 37881 , July 2, 2008; 78 FR 49149 , Aug. 13, 2013]
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