Goto Section: 51.323 | 51.327 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2008
Goto Year:2007 |
Sec. 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
(2) Will affect the incumbent LEC's interoperability with other service
(3) Will affect the manner in which customer premises equipment is attached
to the interstate network.
(4) Will result in the retirement of copper loops or copper subloops, and
the replacement of such loops with fiber-to-the-home loops or
fiber-to-the-curb loops, as those terms are defined in Sec. 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) Until public notice has been given in accordance with Sec. Sec. 51.325 through
51.335, an incumbent LEC may not disclose to separate affiliates, separated
affiliates, or unaffiliated entities (including actual or potential
competing service providers or competitors), information about planned
network changes that are subject to this section.
(d) For the purposes of Sec. Sec. 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]
Goto Section: 51.323 | 51.327
Goto Year: 2007 |
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