Access Tandem definition

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.

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.

  • Traffic between the Parties End Users that is routed utilizing a third-party Telecommunications Carrier’s local and/or Access Tandem Switch, or between a Party’s End Users and a third-party Telecommunications Carrier’s End Users (e.g., third-party CLECs, ILECs) that is routed utilizing the other Party’s local and/or Access Tandem Switch.

  • The Customer must also specify the particular end office or access tandem location involved, which must be the end office in which the Switched Access Service(s) originate or terminate, or an Access Tandem in which such service(s) are switched.

  • This Equal Access Trunk Group will be established for the transmission and routing of all traffic between WSP’s End Users and IXCs, via an AT&T-21STATE Access Tandem, or combined local/Access Tandem.

  • For purposes of routing BA traffic to ETC, the subtending arrangements between ETC Access Tandem Switches (or functional equivalent) and ETC End Office Switches (or functional equivalent) shall be the same as the Access Tandem/End Office subtending arrangements (or functional equivalent) which ETC maintains for the routing of its own or other carriers’ traffic.


More Definitions of Access Tandem

Access Tandem means the device that switches 911 calls to the proper PSAP.
Access Tandem means a switching system that:
Access Tandem means a switching entity that is used to connect and switch trunk circuits between and among End Offices and between and among End Office switches and carriersaggregation points, points of termination, or points of presence, which entity has billing and recording capabilities that are used to provide switched Exchange Access services.
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 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 QWESTQwest switching system which switches calls between end offices.
Access Tandem means a QwestQWEST switching system which switches calls between end offices.