§ 906.1 Purpose and authority
§ 906.2 Third party handling of criminal history record information

Terms Used In 28 CFR Part 906

  • Act: The Communications Act of 1934, as amended. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • Advanced services: The term "advanced services" is defined as high speed, switched, broadband, wireline telecommunications capability that enables users to originate and receive high-quality voice, data, graphics or video telecommunications using any technology. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • dialing parity: means that a person that is not an affiliate of a local exchange carrier is able to provide telecommunications services in such a manner that customers have the ability to route automatically, without the use of any access code, their telecommunications to the telecommunications service provider of the customer's designation from among 2 or more telecommunications service providers (including such local exchange carrier). See 47 CFR 51.5
  • information services: means the offering of a capability for generating, acquiring, storing, transforming, processing, retrieving, utilizing, or making available information via telecommunications, and includes electronic publishing, but does not include any use of any such capability for the management, control, or operation of a telecommunications system or the management of a telecommunications service. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • Known disturber: An advanced services technology that is prone to cause significant interference with other services deployed in the network. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • service provider: is a provider of telecommunications services or a provider of information services. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • state: includes the District of Columbia and the Territories and possessions. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • state commission: means the commission, board, or official (by whatever name designated) which under the laws of any state has regulatory jurisdiction with respect to intrastate operations of carriers. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Telecommunications carrier: A telecommunications carrier is any provider of telecommunications services, except that such term does not include aggregators of telecommunications services (as defined in section 226 of the Act). See 47 CFR 51.5
  • telephone exchange service: is:

    (1) A service within a telephone exchange, or within a connected system of telephone exchanges within the same exchange area operated to furnish to subscribers intercommunicating service of the character ordinarily furnished by a single exchange, and which is covered by the exchange service charge, or

    (2) A comparable service provided through a system of switches, transmission equipment, or other facilities (or combination thereof) by which a subscriber can originate and terminate a telecommunications service. See 47 CFR 51.5

  • telephone toll service: refers to telephone service between stations in different exchange areas for which there is made a separate charge not included in contracts with subscribers for exchange service. See 47 CFR 51.5
  • Unreasonable dialing delay: For the same type of calls, dialing delay is "unreasonable" when the dialing delay experienced by the customer of a competing provider is greater than that experienced by a customer of the LEC providing dialing parity, or nondiscriminatory access to operator services or directory assistance. See 47 CFR 51.5