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Revised as of October 1, 2010
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§ 52.17 Costs of number administration.
All telecommunications carriers in the United States shall contribute
on a competitively neutral basis to meet the costs of establishing
(a) Contributions to support numbering administration shall be the
product of the contributors' end-user telecommunications revenues for
the prior calendar year and a contribution factor determined annually
by the Chief of the Common Carrier Bureau; such contributions to be no
less than twenty-five dollars ($25). The contribution factor shall be
based on the ratio of expected number administration expenses to
end-user telecommunications revenues. Carriers that have no end-user
telecommunications revenues shall contribute twenty-five dollars ($25).
In the event that contributions exceed or are inadequate to cover
administrative costs, the contribution factor for the following year
shall be adjusted by an appropriate amount.
(b) All telecommunications carriers in the United States shall complete
and submit a "Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet" (as published by
the Commission in theFederal Register), which sets forth the
information needed to calculate contributions referred to in paragraph
(a) of this section. The worksheet shall be certified to by an officer
of the contributor, and subject to verification by the Commission or
the B & C Agent at the discretion of the Commission. The Chief of the
Common Carrier Bureau may waive, reduce, modify, or eliminate
contributor reporting requirements that prove unnecessary and require
additional reporting requirements that the Bureau deems necessary to
the sound and efficient administration of the number administration
(c) For the purposes of this section, the term "telecommunications
carrier" or "carrier" shall include interconnected VoIP providers as
that term is defined in § 52.21(h).
[ 64 FR 41331 , July 30, 1999, as amended at 73 FR 9481 , Feb. 21, 2008]
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