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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 53 . Telecommunications
Section 660. Definitions

3 AAC 53.660. Definitions

Unless the context indicates otherwise, in 3 AAC 53.610 - 3 AAC 53.660,

(1) "affiliated interest" has the meaning given in AS 42.05.990 ;

(2) "alternate operator service" has the meaning given in AS 42.05.325 (c);

(3) "business day" means each day of a calendar week except a Saturday, a Sunday, and each holiday that is observed by a local exchange carrier or interexchange carrier;

(4) "commission" means the Regulatory Commission of Alaska;

(5) "direct cost" means a cost specifically attributed to the production of an individual service or product without requiring the use of allocations to separate it from costs incurred in the production of other services or products;

(6) "directory assistance agent" means an entity that operates as an agent of a local exchange carrier or an interexchange carrier to maintain a database and provide operator services for the provision of intrastate directory assistance to end users;

(7) "directory assistance provider" means an entity that maintains a database and provides operator services for the provision of intrastate directory assistance to end users;

(8) "interexchange carrier" means a carrier certificated or registered to provide intrastate interexchange telephone service;

(9) "intrastate directory assistance" means the audio provision of statewide directory information to a customer calling from the 907 area code;

(10) "local exchange carrier" means a carrier certificated to provide local exchange telephone service;

(11) "total service reseller" means a local exchange carrier that purchases local service on a wholesale basis from a facilities-based local exchange carrier for resale to local customers;

(12) "underlying carrier" means a facilities-based local exchange carrier that provides local services to another local exchange carrier for resale to end users.

History: Eff. 5/24/95, Register 134; am 11/24/2004, Register 172

Authority: AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.145

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.291


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