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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 52 . Telecommunications
Section 376. Promotions

3 AAC 52.376. Promotions

(a) An interexchange carrier may offer promotions to induce customers to use its services only as provided in this section.

(b) A promotion must be set out in a utility's tariff as required in 3 AAC 52.370 and 3 AAC 52.375.

(c) A promotion that is a cash payment, credit to an account, gift, or combination of those items and that is not intended as a recurring benefit may be offered only once per customer per year and be of no greater value than $100 per year per line. Substantially similar promotions are the same promotion for purposes of this subsection. This subsection does not apply to "contests" or "sweepstakes" in which the carrier has no control over who receives the benefit.

(d) A promotion that provides a recurring benefit, including a monthly discount to rates or waiver of recurring charges, may be in effect for a maximum of 12 months. That promotion or a substantially similar promotion may be renewed no sooner than three months after the end of its previously effective period. Substantially similar promotions are the same promotion for purposes of assessing the 12-month limit.

(e) The commission may disapprove and require modification of a promotion that

(1) is not just, fair, and reasonable;

(2) grants an unreasonable preference or advantage to any customer; or

(3) subjects a customer to an unreasonable prejudice or disadvantage.

(f) If a carrier settles a bona fide dispute with a customer, the settlement is not a promotion for purposes of this section.

History: Eff. 9/1/2002, Register 163

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.221

AS 42.05.241

AS 42.05.361

AS 42.05.411

AS 42.05.431

AS 42.05.711

AS 42.05.990

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