local exchange carrier

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

local exchange carrier (plural local exchange carriers)

  1. A company "that is engaged in the provision of telephone exchange service or exchange access" (except for wireless carriers, unless the FCC determines that the wireless carrier is to be included in the definition); that is, any local telephone company.

References[edit]

  • 47 U.S.C. § 153, ¶ 44