47 CFR 51.611 - Interim wholesale rates.

§ 51.611 Interim wholesale rates.

(a) If a state commission cannot, based on the information available to it, establish a wholesale rate using the methodology prescribed in § 51.609, then the state commission may elect to establish an interim wholesale rate as described in paragraph (b) of this section.

(b) The state commission may establish interim wholesale rates that are at least 17 percent, and no more than 25 percent, below the incumbent LEC's existing retail rates, and shall articulate the basis for selecting a particular discount rate. The same discount percentage rate shall be used to establish interim wholesale rates for each telecommunications service.

(c) A state commission that establishes interim wholesale rates shall, within a reasonable period of time thereafter, establish wholesale rates on the basis of an avoided retail cost study that complies with § 51.609.

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Title 47 published on 02-May-2017 03:40

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 51 after this date.

  • 2016-11-23; vol. 81 # 226 - Wednesday, November 23, 2016
    1. 81 FR 84530 - Petitions for Reconsideration and Clarification of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Petitions for reconsideration and clarification.
      Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 8, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before December 19, 2016.
      47 CFR Parts 51 and 63