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§ 36.191 Equal access equipment.
(a) Equal access investment includes only initial incremental
expenditures for hardware and other equipment related directly to the
provision of equal access which would not be required to upgrade the
capabilities of the office involved absent the provision of equal
access. Equal access investment is limited to such expenditures for
converting central offices which serve competitive interexchange
carriers or where there has been a bona fide request for conversion to
(b) Equal access investment is first segregated from all other amounts
in the primary accounts.
(c) The equal access investment determined in this manner is allocated
between the jurisdictions on the basis of relative state and interstate
equal access traffic including interstate interLATA equal access
traffic, intrastate interLATA equal access traffic, and BOC interstate
corridor toll traffic as well as AT&T and OCC intraLATA equal access
usage. Local exchange traffic and BOC intraLATA toll traffic is
excluded. In the case of independent telephone companies, intrastate
toll service provided by the independent local exchange company is
excluded in determining intrastate usage, but intrastate toll service
provided by long distance carriers affiliated with the local exchange
company is included.
(d) Effective July 1, 2001, through December 31, 2024, all study areas
shall apportion Equal Access Equipment, as specified in paragraph (a)
of this section, among the jurisdictions using the relative state and
interstate equal access traffic, as specified in paragraph (c) of this
section, for the twelve-month period ending December 31, 2000.
[ 52 FR 17229 , May 6, 1987, as amended at 53 FR 33012 , Aug. 29, 1988; 66 FR 33206 , June 21, 2001; 75 FR 30301 , June 1, 2010; 76 FR 30841 , May
27, 2011; 79 FR 36237 , June 26, 2014]
Subpart C—Operating Revenues and Certain Income Accounts
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