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FCC 61.42
Revised as of April 2, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  § 61.42   Price cap baskets and service categories.

   (a)-(c) [Reserved]

   (d) Each price cap local exchange carrier shall establish baskets of
   services as follows:

   (1) A basket for the common line, marketing, and certain residual
   interconnection charge interstate access elements as described in
   § § 69.115, 69.152, 69.153, 69.154, 69.155, 69.156, and 69.157 of this
   chapter. For purposes of § § 61.41 through 61.49, this basket shall be
   referred to as the “CMT basket.”

   (2) A basket for traffic sensitive switched interstate access elements.
   For purposes of § § 61.41 through 61.49 of this chapter, this basket
   shall be referred to as the “traffic-sensitive basket.”

   (3) A basket for trunking services as described in § § 69.110, 69.111,
   69.112, 69.125(b), 69.129, and 69.155 of this chapter. For purposes of
   § § 61.41 through 61.49, this basket shall be referred to as the
   “trunking basket.”

   (4)(i) To the extent that a price cap local exchange carrier specified
   in § 61.41(a)(2) or (a)(3) offers interstate interexchange services that
   are not classified as access services for the purpose of part 69 of
   this chapter, such exchange carrier shall establish a fourth basket for
   such services. For purposes of § § 61.41 through 61.49, this basket shall
   be referred to as the “interexchange basket.”

   (ii) If a price cap local exchange carrier has implemented interLATA
   and intraLATA toll dialing parity everywhere it provides local exchange
   services at the holding company level, that price cap carrier may file
   a tariff revision to remove corridor and interstate intraLATA toll
   services from its interexchange basket.

   (5) A basket for special access services as described in § 69.114 of
   this chapter.

   (e)(1) The traffic sensitive switched interstate access basket shall
   contain such services as the Commission shall permit or require,
   including the following service categories:

   (i) Local switching as described in § 69.106(f) of this chapter;

   (ii) Information, as described in § 69.109 of this chapter;

   (iii) Data base access services;

   (iv) Billing name and address, as described in § 69.128 of this chapter;

   (v) Local switching trunk ports, as described in § 69.106(f)(1) of this
   chapter; and

   (vi) Signalling transfer point port termination, as described in
   § 69.125(c) of this chapter.

   (2) The trunking basket shall contain such switched transport as the
   Commission shall permit or require, including the following service
   categories and subcategories:

   (i) Voice grade entrance facilities, voice grade direct-trunked
   transport, voice grade dedicated signalling transport,

   (ii) High capacity flat-rated transport, including the following
   service subcategories:

   (A) DS1 entrance facilities, DS1 direct-trunked transport, DS1
   dedicated signalling transport, and

   (B) DS3 entrance facilities, DS3 direct-trunked transport, DS3
   dedicated signalling transport.

   (iii) Tandem-switched transport, as described in § 69.111 of this
   chapter; and

   (iv) Signalling for tandem switching, as described in § 69.129 of this
   chapter.

   (3) The special access basket shall contain special access services as
   the Commission shall permit or require, including the following service
   categories and subcategories:

   (i) Voice grade special access, WATS special access, metallic special
   access, and telegraph special access services;

   (ii) Audio and video services;

   (iii) High capacity special access, and DDS services, including the
   following service subcategories:

   (A) DS1 special access services; and

   (B) DS3 special access services;

   (iv) Wideband data and wideband analog services.

   (f) Each price cap local exchange carrier shall exclude from its price
   cap baskets such services or portions of such services as the
   Commission has designated or may hereafter designate by order.

   (g) New services, other than those within the scope of paragraph (f) of
   this section, must be included in the affected basket at the first
   annual price cap tariff filing following completion of the base period
   in which they are introduced. To the extent that such new services are
   permitted or required to be included in new or existing service
   categories within the assigned basket, they shall be so included at the
   first annual price cap tariff filing following completion of the base
   period in which they are introduced.

   [ 54 FR 19842 , May 8, 1989]

   Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting § 61.42, see
   the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids
   section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

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