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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 53 . Telecommunications
Section 240. Retail services for which there is a dominant carrier

3 AAC 53.240. Retail services for which there is a dominant carrier

(a) The provisions of (b) - (d) of this section apply to all retail services in a competitive local exchange market that are not subject to 3 AAC 53.243.

(b) A nondominant carrier shall maintain a current tariff of retail rates and all special contracts for retail rates on file with the commission. A nondominant carrier may modify retail rates and implement special contracts for retail services without approval of the commission after 30 days' notice to the commission of a tariff filing submitted in accordance with 3 AAC 48.220, 3 AAC 48.240, 3 AAC 48.270, and 3 AAC 53.290(f) .

(c) A dominant carrier shall maintain a current tariff of retail rates and all special contracts for retail rates on file with the commission. A dominant carrier may reduce retail rates, offer new or re-packaged services, and implement special contracts for retail services without approval of the commission after 30 days' notice to the commission of a tariff filing submitted in accordance with 3 AAC 48.220, 3 AAC 48.240, 3 AAC 48.270, and 3 AAC 53.290(f) . A tariff revision by a dominant carrier to increase a rate is subject to the provisions of 3 AAC 48.200 - 3 AAC 48.430.

(d) Notwithstanding (b) or (c) of this section, the commission will deny and require modification of rates or terms or conditions of service that

(1) are not just and reasonable;

(2) grant a customer an unreasonable preference or advantage; or

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

History: Eff. 6/21/98, Register 146; am 9/16/2005, Register 175

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.221

AS 42.05.241

AS 42.05.431

AS 42.05.711

AS 42.05.990


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