The Commission grants Applicant’s requests to relinquish both its Carrier of Last Resort status and its Eligible Telecommunications Carrier status, in AT&T California’s geographic service area.
The adopted revenue requirement also gives a carrier the opportunity to earn a CPUC-authorized rate of return as the only landline carrier offering service within its respective territory, while requiring Carrier of Last Resort status for each Small ILEC area.
An exchange area boundary realignment by a Utility other than a Carrier of Last Resort, which realignment results in an increase to a rate or charge or in a more restrictive term or condition, and has been noticed in compliance with Industry Rules 3 and 3.3 (as applicable).
They are non-discretionary in the sense that KTC as the Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) is required to provide basic telephone service at prices set by the Commission.
If the Utility resells Basic Service (or any service element thereof), the arrangements must include notice to affected customers that they may choose another service provider or (if no other service provider is chosen) receive Basic Service from the underlying carrier or Carrier of Last Resort.