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§ 211.2 Definitions.
The following definitions apply herein—
(a) Communications common carrier or carrier means any person gaged in
communications common carriage for hire, in intrastate, interstate, or
(b) Circuit means a carrier's specific designation of the overall
facilities provided between, and including, terminals for furnishing
service. When service involves network switching, circuit includes
those circuits between subscriber premises and switching centers
(access lines) and those between switching centers (trunks).
(c) Station means transmitting or receiving equipment or combination
transmitting and receiving equipment, at any location, or any premise,
connected for private line service.
(d) Private line service means leased intercity private line service
provided by carriers for intercity domestic and international
communications over integrated communications pathways, and includes
interchange facilities, local channels, and station equipment which may
be integral components of such communications service.
(e) Restoration means the recommencement of service by patching,
rerouting, substitution of component parts, and other means, as
determined necessary by a carrier.
(f) Government means Federal, foreign, State, county, municipal, and
other local government agencies. Specific qualifications will be
supplied whenever reference to a particular level of government is
intended, e.g., Federal Government, State government. Foreign
Government includes coalitions of governments secured by treaty,
including NATO, SEATO, OAS, UN, and associations of governments or
government agencies, including the Pan American Union, International
Postal Union, and International Monetary Fund. Quasi-government
includes eleemosynary relief organizations, such as the Red Cross
(g) National Communications System (NCS) means that system established
by the President's Memorandum of August 21, 1963, “Establishment of a
National Communications System” ( 28 FR 9413 , 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p.
(h) Executive Agent means the Executive Agent of the National
(i) Commission means the Federal Communications Commission.
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