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Revised as of October 1, 2008
Goto Year:2007 |
Sec. 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
(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
(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. 858).
(h) Executive Agent means the Executive Agent of the National Communications
(i) Commission means the Federal Communications Commission.
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Goto Year: 2007 |
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