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FCC 64.2109
Revised as of October 1, 2019
Goto Year:2018 | 2020
  § 64.2109   Safe harbor from intermediate provider service quality standards.

   (a)(1) A covered provider may qualify as a safe harbor provider under
   this subpart if it files, in WC Docket No. 13-39, one of the following
   certifications, signed under penalty of perjury by an officer or
   director of the covered provider regarding the accuracy and
   completeness of the information provided:

   “I ____(name), ____(title), an officer of ____(entity), certify that
   ____(entity) uses no intermediate providers;” or

   “I ____(name), ____(title), an officer of ____(entity), certify that
   ____(entity) restricts by contract any intermediate provider to which a
   call is directed by ____(entity) from permitting more than one
   additional intermediate provider in the call path before the call
   reaches the terminating provider or terminating tandem. I certify that
   any nondisclosure agreement with an intermediate provider permits
   ____(entity) to reveal the identity of the intermediate provider and
   any additional intermediate provider to the Commission and to the rural
   incumbent local exchange carrier(s) whose incoming long-distance calls
   are affected by the intermediate provider's performance. I certify that
   ____(entity) has a process in place to monitor the performance of its
   intermediate providers.”

   (2) The certification in paragraph (a)(1) of this section must be

   (i) For the first time on or before February 26, 2019; and

   (ii) Annually thereafter.

   (b) The requirements of § 64.2119 shall not apply to intermediate
   provider traffic transmitted by safe harbor qualifying covered
   providers functioning as intermediate providers.

   [ 84 FR 25706 , June 4, 2019]

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Goto Year: 2018 | 2020
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