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FCC 213.4
Revised as of October 1, 2009
Goto Year:2008 | 2010
  §  213.4   Definitions.

   As used herein:

   (a) Public correspondence services means those services offered to the
   general public for communications between all points served by a
   carrier or by interconnected carriers on a nonexclusive message by
   message or call by call basis, as differentiated from leased private
   line services.

   (b) The term precedence means the order in which messages and calls are
   processed. Transmission of information and call completion is therefore
   to be accomplished in the order required by the precedence designator.
   Any such properly categorized communications precede noncategorized

   (c) The term Government where used alone means Federal, foreign, State,
   county, or municipal government agencies. Specific reference will be
   made whenever it is intended to apply to less than the whole, e.g.,
   State Government, Federal Government, etc.

   (d) The term Foreign Government includes those foreign diplomatic and
   consular establishments and those coalitions or associations of
   governments such as NATO, SEATO, OAS, UN, and associations of
   governments or governmental agencies such as Pan American Union,
   International Postal Union, International Monetary Fund, and similar

   (e) The term message means a written or other form of record
   communication prepared for transmission and delivery at the

   (f) The term call means a request from a user for a connection to
   another station whether for telephone or record communication.

Goto Section: 213.3 | 213.5

Goto Year: 2008 | 2010
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