Carrier of Last Resort definition

Carrier of Last Resort means a telecommunications service provider as designated by the Commission pursuant to OAC 165:55-17-29.
Carrier of Last Resort means a carrier that has specific duties regarding the provision of Basic Service and universal service, as specified in Decision 96-10-066 and as modified from time to time by the Commission.
Carrier of Last Resort means a carrier that has specific duties regarding the provision of Basic Service and universal service, as specified in

Examples of Carrier of Last Resort in a sentence

Ironically, Frontier points to its Carrier of Last Resort obligations in the high cost and low density rural territories it serves in California as one of the drivers for its current financial struggles.23 Yet, it is these very characteristics of much of Frontier’s territory that discourage competition and call for regulatory intervention.

Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) - the telecommunications services provider designated by the Commission to be the obligated provider of basic local service within a particular local service area.

ILECs are hereby designated as the Carrier of Last Resort (COLR).

When a Carrier of Last Resort requires a charge for the extension of facilities into an area more than one-quarter (1/4) mile from its existing facilities, the end-user(s) may apply to be provided telecommunications services by a Carrier of Last Resort providing service an adjacent certified area, if the Commission so orders.

COLR: A Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) is required to serve upon request all customers within its designated service areas.


More Definitions of Carrier of Last Resort

Carrier of Last Resort means a telecommunications carrier designated by the commission to provide universal service in a given local exchange service area determined to be lacking in effective competition.
Carrier of Last Resort means the required offering of ubiquitous basic local exchange services throughout a desig- nated service area by an ETC qualified to receive federal and state universal service support using its own facilities or a combination of its own facilities and resale of another carrier’s services, including the services offered by another ETC.