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52 Pa. Code § 63.203. Standards for the exchange of CSRs.

§ 63.203. Standards for the exchange of CSRs.

 (a)  Prospective NLSPs may not acquire CSRs without a verified customer authorization. The prospective NLSP shall use one of the following verification procedures and retain the authorization and verification for 2 years:

   (1)  An LOA from the customer of record to review the customer’s account.

   (2)  A third-party verification of the customer’s consent.

   (3)  A recording verifying permission from the customer.

   (4)  Oral authorization documented with appropriate retained documentation.

   (5)  Additional verification procedures as may be authorized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) or the Commission.

 (b)  The prospective NLSP shall indicate to the customer’s current LSP that it has a verified authorization for access to the CSR. The NLSP is not required to provide a copy of the authorization or verification to the current LSP.

 (c)  A current LSP may not contact a customer to retain or keep that customer as a result of a request from another LSP for the customer’s CSR.

 (d)  When a prospective NLSP has verified authorization from the customer to switch the customer’s LSP, the prospective NLSP shall request the customer’s CSR from the OLSP. The prospective NLSP is not required to provide proof to the OLSP of the authorization or verification at the time of migration. The prospective NLSP shall use one of the following types of verification and shall retain the authorization and verification for 2 years:

   (1)  An LOA from the customer to switch LSPs.

   (2)  A third-party verification of the customer’s request.

   (3)  An electronic verification of the customer’s request to switch LSPs that contains unique identifying information.

   (4)  Additional verification procedures as may be authorized by the FCC or the Commission.

 (e)  A customer’s current LSP shall provide the following information when the CSR is requested to migrate a customer’s local service:

   (1)  Billing telephone number and working telephone number.

   (2)  Complete customer billing name and address.

   (3)  Complete service address, including floor, suite unit and any other unique identifying information.

   (4)  9-1-1/E-9-1-1 information.

   (5)  Directory listing information, including address, listing type and all other pertinent information.

   (6)  Preferred service providers for interLATA, intraLATA, local service and other services.

   (7)  Provider freeze status by interLATA toll, intraLATA toll, local service and other services.

   (8)  Listing of all vertical services (for example—custom calling, hunting, and the like) to which the customer currently subscribes.

   (9)  Listing of all optional services (for example—900 blocking, toll blocking, remote call forwarding, off-premise extensions, and the like) to which the customer currently subscribes.

   (10)  Tracking number or transaction number (for example—purchase order number).

   (11)  Network serving arrangements (for example—resale, UNE-P, unbundled loop).

   (12)  Identification of NSPs.

   (13)  Identification of any line sharing/line splitting on the migrating customer’s line.

 (f)  Timetable for providing CSRs, minimum requirements:

   (1)  By August 13, 2005, OLSPs shall provide 80% of requested CSRs within 2 working days.

   (2)  After February 13, 2006, OLSPs shall provide 80% of requested CSRs within 1 working day.

   (3)  After August 14, 2006, OLSPs shall provide 80% of requested CSRs the same day if the request is made by noon of that day, or by noon of the next working day if requested after noon.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  63.202 (relating to migration responsibilities of OLSPs, NLSPs and NSPs).



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