Notice of network changes: Methods for providing notice.
(a) In providing the required notice to the public of network changes, an incumbent LEC may use one of the following methods:
(1) Filing a public notice with the Commission; or
(2) Providing public notice through industry fora, industry publications, or the carrier's publicly accessible Internet site. If an incumbent LEC uses any of the methods specified in paragraph (a)(2) of this section, it also must file a certification with the Commission that includes:
(i) A statement that identifies the proposed changes;
(ii) A statement that public notice has been given in compliance with §§ 51.325 through 51.335; and
(iii) A statement identifying the location of the change information and describing how this information can be obtained.
(b) Until the planned change is implemented, an incumbent LEC must keep the notice available for public inspection, and amend the notice to keep the information complete, accurate and up-to-date.
(c) Specific filing requirements. Commission filings under this section must be made as follows:
(1) The public notice or certification must be labeled with one of the following titles, as appropriate: “Public Notice of Network Change Under Rule 51.329(a),” “Certification of Public Notice of Network Change Under Rule 51.329(a),” “Short Term Public Notice Under Rule 51.333(a),” or “Certification of Short Term Public Notice Under Rule 51.333(a).”
(2) Two paper copies of the incumbent LEC's public notice or certification, required under paragraph (a) of this section, must be sent to “Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554.” The date on which this filing is received by the Secretary is considered the official filing date.
[61 FR 47351, Sept. 6, 1996, as amended at 67 FR 13225, Mar. 21, 2002; 71 FR 65750, Nov. 9, 2006]
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