Goto Section: 20.9 | 20.12 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2009
Goto Year:2008 |
§ 20.11 Interconnection to facilities of local exchange carriers.
(a) A local exchange carrier must provide the type of interconnection
reasonably requested by a mobile service licensee or carrier, within a
reasonable time after the request, unless such interconnection is not
technically feasible or economically reasonable. Complaints against
carriers under section 208 of the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. 208,
alleging a violation of this section shall follow the requirements of
§ § 1.711–1.734 of this chapter, 47 CFR 1.711–1.734.
(b) Local exchange carriers and commercial mobile radio service
providers shall comply with principles of mutual compensation.
(1) A local exchange carrier shall pay reasonable compensation to a
commercial mobile radio service provider in connection with terminating
traffic that originates on facilities of the local exchange carrier.
(2) A commercial mobile radio service provider shall pay reasonable
compensation to a local exchange carrier in connection with terminating
traffic that originates on the facilities of the commercial mobile
radio service provider.
(c) Local exchange carriers and commercial mobile radio service
providers shall also comply with applicable provisions of part 51 of
(d) Local exchange carriers may not impose compensation obligations for
traffic not subject to access charges upon commercial mobile radio
service providers pursuant to tariffs.
(e) An incumbent local exchange carrier may request interconnection
from a commercial mobile radio service provider and invoke the
negotiation and arbitration procedures contained in section 252 of the
Act. A commercial mobile radio service provider receiving a request for
interconnection must negotiate in good faith and must, if requested,
submit to arbitration by the state commission. Once a request for
interconnection is made, the interim transport and termination pricing
described in § 51.715 of this chapter shall apply.
[ 59 FR 18495 , Apr. 19, 1994, as amended at 61 FR 45619 , Aug. 29, 1996;
70 FR 16145 , Mar. 30, 2005]
Goto Section: 20.9 | 20.12
Goto Year: 2008 |
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