Access Tandem definition

Access Tandem means a local exchange carrier switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating and/or terminating traffic between a LEC end office network and IXC POPs.
Access Tandem means a switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating or terminating traffic between end offices, other tandems and third party providers.
Access Tandem or “Tandem” is a switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating or terminating traffic between end offices, and/or a customer’s premises and is capable of providing Feature Group D service.

Examples of Access Tandem in a sentence

  • If the switch functions as an Access Tandem, or there is a tandem in the building, traffic from every CO to every CLEC could be interrupted.

  • Access Tandem: An Exchange Carrier's switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating or terminating traffic between local switching centers and Customers' premises.

  • Qwest will also provide the one-time notification to CLEC of the billing name, billing address and Carrier identification codes of the IXCs subtending any Access Tandem Switches to which CLEC directly connects.

  • Interconnection, which CenturyLink currently names "Local Interconnection Service" (LIS), is provided for the purpose of connecting End Office Switches to End Office Switches or End Office Switches to local or Access Tandem Switches for the exchange of Exchange Service (EAS/Local traffic); or End Office Switches to Access Tandem Switches for the exchange of IntraLATA LEC Toll or Jointly Provided Switched Access traffic.

  • CenturyLink will also provide the one-time notification to CLEC of the billing name, billing address and Carrier identification codes of the IXCs subtending any Access Tandem Switches to which CLEC directly connects.


More Definitions of Access Tandem

Access Tandem means the device that switches 911 calls to the proper PSAP.
Access Tandem is defined as a switching machine within the public switched telecommunications network that is used to connect and switch trunk circuits between and among other central office switches for IXC-carried traffic.
Access Tandem means a switching system that:
Access Tandem means a local exchange carrier switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating and/or terminating traffic between a LEC end office network and IXC points of presence (POPs).
Access Tandem means a LEC switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating and/or terminating traffic between a LEC End Office network and IXC POPsthe switching systems operated by carriers other than the LEC that operates the LEC End Office network.
Access Tandem means a Local Exchange Carrier switching system that provides a concentration and distribution function for originating and/or terminating traffic between a LEC End Office network and the switching systems operated by carriers other than the LEC that operates the LEC End Office network.
Access Tandem means a Qwest switching system which switches calls between end offices.