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FCC 64.1600
Revised as of September 12, 2019
Goto Year:2018 | 2020
  § 64.1600   Definitions.

   Link to an amendment published at  84 FR 45678 , Aug. 30, 2019.

   (a) Aggregate information. The term “aggregate information” means
   collective data that relate to a group or category of services or
   customers, from which individual customer identities or characteristics
   have been removed.

   (b) ANI. The term “ANI” (automatic number identification) refers to the
   delivery of the calling party's billing number by a local exchange
   carrier to any interconnecting carrier for billing or routing purposes,
   and to the subsequent delivery of such number to end users.

   (c) Caller identification information. The term “caller identification
   information” means information provided by a caller identification
   service regarding the telephone number of, or other information
   regarding the origination of, a call made using a telecommunications
   service or interconnected VoIP service.

   (d) Caller identification service. The term “caller identification
   service” means any service or device designed to provide the user of
   the service or device with the telephone number of, or other
   information regarding the origination of, a call made using a
   telecommunications service or interconnected VoIP service.

   (e) Calling party number. The term “Calling Party Number” refers to the
   subscriber line number or the directory number contained in the calling
   party number parameter of the call set-up message associated with an
   interstate call on a Signaling System 7 network.

   (f) Intermediate Provider. The term Intermediate Provider means any
   entity that carries or processes traffic that traverses or will
   traverse the PSTN at any point insofar as that entity neither
   originates nor terminates that traffic.

   (g) Charge number. The term “charge number” refers to the delivery of
   the calling party's billing number in a Signaling System 7 environment
   by a local exchange carrier to any interconnecting carrier for billing
   or routing purposes, and to the subsequent delivery of such number to
   end users.

   (h) Information regarding the origination. The term “information
   regarding the origination” means any:

   (1) Telephone number;

   (2) Portion of a telephone number, such as an area code;

   (3) Name;

   (4) Location information;

   (5) Billing number information, including charge number, ANI, or
   pseudo-ANI; or

   (6) Other information regarding the source or apparent source of a
   telephone call.

   (i) Interconnected VoIP service. The term “interconnected VoIP service”
   has the same meaning given the term “interconnected VoIP service” in 47
   CFR 9.3 as it currently exists or may hereafter be amended.

   (j) Privacy indicator. The term “Privacy Indicator” refers to
   information, contained in the calling party number parameter of the
   call set-up message associated with an interstate call on an Signaling
   System 7 network, that indicates whether the calling party authorizes
   presentation of the calling party number to the called party.

   (k) Signaling System 7. The term “Signaling System 7” (SS7) refers to a
   carrier to carrier out-of-band signaling network used for call routing,
   billing and management.

   (l) Threatening Call. The term “threatening call” is any call that
   conveys an emergency involving danger of death or serious physical
   injury to any person requiring disclosure without delay of information
   relating to the emergency.

   [ 60 FR 29490 , June 5, 1995, as amended at  76 FR 43205 , July 20, 2011;
    76 FR 73882 , Nov. 29, 2011;  82 FR 56917 , Dec. 1, 2017]

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Goto Section: 64.1515 | 64.1601

Goto Year: 2018 | 2020
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