Goto Section: 51.323 | 51.327 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 51.325 Notice of network changes: Public notice requirement.
(a) An incumbent local exchange carrier (“LEC”) must provide public
notice regarding any network change that:
(1) Will affect a competing service provider's performance or ability
to provide service;
(2) Will affect the incumbent LEC's interoperability with other service
(3) Will result in a copper retirement, which is defined for purposes
of this subpart as:
(i) The removal or disabling of copper loops, subloops, or the feeder
portion of such loops or subloops; or
(ii) The replacement of such loops with fiber-to-the-home loops or
fiber-to-the-curb loops, as those terms are defined in § 51.319(a)(3).
(b) For purposes of this section, interoperability means the ability of
two or more facilities, or networks, to be connected, to exchange
information, and to use the information that has been exchanged.
(c) For the purposes of § § 51.325 through 51.335, the term services
means telecommunications services or information services.
[ 61 FR 47351 , Sept. 6, 1996, as amended at 64 FR 14148 , Mar. 24, 1999;
68 FR 52305 , Sept. 2, 2003; 69 FR 77954 , Dec. 29, 2004; 80 FR 63371 ,
Oct. 19, 2015; 82 FR 61477 , Dec. 28, 2017; 83 FR 31675 , July 9, 2018]
Goto Section: 51.323 | 51.327
Goto Year: 2020 |
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