Goto Section: 68.2 | 68.4 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2011
Goto Year:2010 |
§ 68.3 Definitions.
As used in this part:
Demarcation point (also point of interconnection). As used in this
part, the point of demarcation and/or interconnection between the
communications facilities of a provider of wireline telecommunications,
and terminal equipment, protective apparatus or wiring at a
Essential telephones. Only coin-operated telephones, telephones
provided for emergency use, and other telephones frequently needed for
use by persons using such hearing aids.
Harm. Electrical hazards to the personnel of providers of wireline
telecommunications, damage to the equipment of providers of wireline
telecommunications, malfunction of the billing equipment of providers
of wireline telecommunications, and degradation of service to persons
other than the user of the subject terminal equipment, his calling or
Hearing aid compatible. Except as used at § § 68.4(a)(3) and 68.414,
the terms hearing aid compatible or hearing aid compatibility are used
as defined in § 68.316, unless it is specifically stated that hearing
aid compatibility volume control, as defined in § 68.317, is intended
or is included in the definition.
Inside wiring or premises wiring. Customer-owned or controlled wire on
the subscriber's side of the demarcation point.
Premises. As used herein, generally a dwelling unit, other building or
a legal unit of real property such as a lot on which a dwelling unit is
located, as determined by the provider of telecommunications service's
reasonable and nondiscriminatory standard operating practices.
Private radio services. Private land mobile radio services and other
communications services characterized by the Commission in its rules as
private radio services.
Public mobile services. Air-to-ground radiotelephone services, cellular
radio telecommunications services, offshore radio, rural radio service,
public land mobile telephone service, and other common carrier radio
communications services covered by part 22 of Title 47 of the Code of
Responsible party. The party or parties responsible for the compliance
of terminal equipment or protective circuitry intended for connection
directly to the public switched telephone network with the applicable
rules and regulations in this part and with the technical criteria
published by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments. If a
Telecommunications Certification Body certifies the terminal equipment,
the responsible party is the holder of the certificate for that
equipment. If the terminal equipment is the subject of a Supplier's
Declaration of Conformity, the responsible party shall be: the
manufacturer of the terminal equipment, or the manufacturer of
protective circuitry that is marketed for use with terminal equipment
that is not to be connected directly to the network, or if the
equipment is imported, the importer, or if the terminal equipment is
assembled from individual component parts, the assembler. If the
equipment is modified by any party not working under the authority of
the responsible party, the party performing the modifications, if
located within the U.S., or the importer, if the equipment is imported
subsequent to the modifications, becomes the new responsible party.
Retailers or original equipment manufacturers may enter into an
agreement with the assembler or importer to assume the responsibilities
to ensure compliance of the terminal equipment and to become the
Secure telephones. Telephones that are approved by the United States
Government for the transmission of classified or sensitive voice
Terminal equipment. As used in this part, communications equipment
located on customer premises at the end of a communications link, used
to permit the stations involved to accomplish the provision of
telecommunications or information services.
[ 66 FR 7581 , Jan. 24, 2001]
Goto Section: 68.2 | 68.4
Goto Year: 2010 |
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