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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 53 . Telecommunications
Section 140. Definitions

3 AAC 53.140. Definitions

(a) Unless the context indicates otherwise, in 3 AAC 53.010 - 3 AAC 53.130

(1) "average schedule company" means a local exchange carrier that does not perform jurisdictional cost separations in accordance with 3 AAC 48.430 and is not required to file with the commission an annual access charge revenue requirement study in accordance with Sections 701 and 702 of the Alaska Intrastate Interexchange Access Charge Manual identified in 3 AAC 48.440;

(2) "cost company" means a local exchange carrier that performs jurisdictional cost separations in accordance with 3 AAC 48.430 and files with the commission an annual access charge revenue requirement study in accordance with Sections 701 and 702 of the Alaska Intrastate Interexchange Access Charge Manual identified in 3 AAC 48.440;

(3) "local service" means all services, both switched and unswitched, offered for sale by a local exchange carrier through its local tariff or special contracts;

(4) "simple average" means the arithmetic mean of beginning-of-year and end-of-year balance sheet accounts or groupings of accounts; and

(5) "Universal Service Fund receipts" means the annual revenues obtained by a local exchange carrier, because its loop costs exceed the national average, from funds administered by the National Exchange Carrier Association and computed in accordance with the provisions of 47 C.F.R. Parts 36 and 69 as required by the Federal Communications Commission.

(b) Definitions contained in 3 AAC 48.820, 3 AAC 52.340, and 3 AAC 52.399 also apply to the defined words as they are used in 3 AAC 53.010 - 3 AAC 53.140.

History: Eff. 4/8/93, Register 126

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.381

AS 42.05.411

AS 42.05.421

AS 42.05.431

Editor's note: A copy of the Alaska Intrastate Interexchange Access Charge Manual, referred to in 3 AAC 53.140(a) (1) and (2), is available for inspection at the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, whose address is set out in 3 AAC 48.010(a) . A copy of Parts 36 and 69, 47 C.F.R. 36 and 69, referred to in 3 AAC 53.140(a) (5), may be obtained from the Federal Communications Commission, 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.

A copy is also available for inspection at the Regulatory Commission of Alaska whose address is set out in 3 AAC 48.010(a) .


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