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52 Pa. Code § 63.102. Definitions.

§ 63.102. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Clear and conspicuous manner—Information that is legible, stated in plain language and printed in 10-point type or larger.

   Code—The Public Utility Code. (66 Pa.C.S. § §  101—3316).

   Competitive services—Interexchange services other than noncompetitive services.

   Interexchange facilities-based carrier—A person or entity whose facilities carry intraState interexchange service on a wholesale or retail basis through line, wire, cable, microwave, radio wave, satellite or other analogous facilities owned or operated by it.

   Interexchange reseller carrier—A person or entity which directly or indirectly acquires intraState interexchange service capacity and establishes rates to sell interexchange service through the use of technology to a residential or nonresidential subscriber or consumer.

   Interexchange services—The transmission of interLATA or intraLATA toll messages or data outside the local calling area.

   Interexchange telecommunications carrier

     (i)   A public utility, including both interexchange reseller carrier and interexchange facilities-based carrier, as those terms are defined in this section, authorized by the Commission to provide intraState interexchange service on a wholesale or retail basis.

     (ii)   The term does not include a local exchange telecommunications company authorized by the Commission to provide intraState, interexchange services.

   Noncompetitive services—The term only includes those interexchange services or business activities that have been determined expressly by the Commission to be noncompetitive under §  63.105 (relating to reclassification of services).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  63.106 (relating to noncompetitive services and tariffs); and 52 Pa. Code §  63.108 (relating to reporting requirements).

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