(a) Channel terminations.(1) A channel termination between an IXC POP and a serving wire center is a dedicated channel connecting an IXC POP and a serving wire center, offered for purposes of carrying special access traffic.
(2) A channel termination between a LEC end office and a customer premises is a dedicated channel connecting a LEC end office and a customer premises, offered for purposes of carrying special access traffic.
(b) Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). This term shall have the definition provided in § 22.909(a) of this chapter.
(c) Interexchange Carrier Point of Presence (IXC POP). The point of interconnection between an interexchange carrier's network and a local exchange carrier's network.
(d) Wire center. For purposes of this subpart, the term “wire center” shall refer to any location at which an incumbent LEC is required to provide expanded interconnection for special access pursuant to § 64.1401(a) of this chapter, and any location at which an incumbent LEC is required to provide expanded interconnection for switched transport pursuant to § 64.1401(b)(1) of this chapter.
(e) Study area. A common carrier's entire service area within a state.
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