Automated Reporting Management Information System (ARMIS) Reporting-- Certain incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs
) must file ARMIS reports annually by April 1.
things, the ILECs
to unbundle various components of their local networks
(11) This structure-changing legislation was intended to bring competition into a sector monopolized by ILECs
. Hence, the impact of this legislation would be to induce entry in incumbents' markets.
In Telephone Service to High-Cost Serving Areas, the Commission for the first time defined a "basic service objective" (BSO) for ILECs
. The services to which the BSO applies include:
(Nationwide, the percentage also increased, from 17 to 32 percent.) And when it comes to New Hampshire businesses, a whopping 64 percent of the lines are provided by companies that aren't ILECs
(or more familiarly, the "Baby Bells") maintained legal
(58) The 1996 Act imposes a general duty on common telecommunications carriers to provide "nondiscriminatory access to network elements on an unbundled basis at any technically feasible point on rates, terms, and conditions that are just, [and] reasonable ..." thus allowing CLECs' to combine elements of ILECs
' networks to provide competing services.
Furthermore, they have found problems with material and labor spreads, average pricing and recaluating "trended costing." Additionally, Sullivan noted, many incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs
) charge labor directly to the general ledger without inclusion in a work order.
In this study, the authors empirically evaluate how various policies (such as promoting competition, price cap (PC) regulation, subsidies, and the transfer of telephone exchanges to companies that are allegedly more focused on serving rural communities) simultaneously affect the deployment of ATS by incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs
Access to poles, ducts, conduits and rights of way: Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs
) and privately-owned electric utilities are required to make nondiscriminatory access to poles, ducts, conduits, and rights of way available to competitive telecommunications carriers, including fiber overbuilders, cable operators, wireless carriers and others (collectively referred to as CLECs).
They alleged that incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs
), known as the "Baby Bells," conspired to restrain trade, inflating customers' charges.
19, the Florida PSC approved a proposed rule regarding an incumbent local exchange carrier's (ILECs
) petition for relief from its COLR obligations.