Goto Section: 64.1515 | 64.1601 | Table of Contents
Revised as of January 16, 2020
Goto Year:2019 |
§ 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
(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;
(4) Location information;
(5) Billing number information, including charge number, ANI, or
(6) Other information regarding the source or apparent source of a
(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: 2019 |
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