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§ 36.152 Categories of Cable and Wire Facilities (C&WF).
(a) C&WF are basically divided between exchange and interexchange.
Exchange C&WF consists of the following categories:
(1) Exchange Line C&WF Excluding Wideband—Category 1—This category
includes C&W facilities between local central offices and subscriber
premises used for message telephone, private line, local channels, and
for circuits between control terminals and radio stations providing
very high frequency maritime service or urban or highway mobile
(2) Wideband and Exchange Trunk C&WF—Category 2—This category includes
all wideband, including Exchange Line Wideband and C&WF between local
central offices and Wideband facilities. It also includes C&WF between
central offices or other switching points used by any common carrier
for interlocal trunks wholly within an exchange or metropolitan service
area, interlocal trunks with one or both terminals outside a
metropolitan service area carrying some exchange traffic, toll
connecting trunks, tandem trunks principally carrying exchange traffic,
the exchange trunk portion of WATS access lines, the exchange trunk
portion of private line local channels, and the exchange trunk portion
of circuits between control terminals and radio stations providing very
high frequency maritime service or urban or highway mobile service.
(3) The procedures for apportioning the cost of exchange cable and wire
facilities among the operations are set forth in § § 36.154 and 36.155.
(b) Interexchange C&WF—Category 3—This category includes the C&WF used
for message toll and toll private line services. It includes cable and
wire facilities carrying intertoll circuits, tributary circuits, the
interexchange channel portion of special service circuits, circuits
between control terminals and radio stations used for overseas or
coastal harbor service, interlocal trunks between offices in the
different exchange or metropolitan service areas carrying only message
toll traffic and certain tandem trunks which carry principally message
(1) The procedures for apportioning the cost of interexchange cable and
wire facilities among the operations are set forth in § 36.156.
(c) Host/Remote Message C&WF—Category 4—This category includes the cost
of message host/remote location C&WF for which a message circuit
switching function is performed at the host central office. It applies
to C&WF between host offices and all remote locations. The procedures
for apportioning the cost of these facilities among the operations are
set forth in § 36.157.
(d) Effective July 1, 2001, through December 31, 2024, study areas
subject to price cap regulation, pursuant to § 61.41 of this chapter,
shall assign the average balance of Account 2410 to the
categories/subcategories, as specified in paragraph (a) through (c) of
this section based on the relative percentage assignment of the average
balance of Account 2410 to these categories/subcategories during the
twelve-month period ending December 31, 2000.
[ 52 FR 17229 , May 6, 1987, as amended at 66 FR 33206 , June 21, 2001; 71 FR 65746 , Nov. 9, 2006; 75 FR 30301 , June 1, 2010; 76 FR 30841 , May 27,
2011; 79 FR 36237 , June 26, 2014]
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