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Lane

(lān),
William Arbuthnot, English surgeon, 1856-1943. See: Lane band, Lane disease.
A ‘corridor’ on an electrophoretic support medium
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Company officials said that they hoped to continue informal discussions with the LECs in order to reach a point where these discussions, together with the adoption of FCC rulings, would facilitate the re-start of good faith negotiations under the Act.
Termination of traffic between LECs already works this way -- no charges for the termination of traffic.
Perhaps the most vibrant example of the benefits of equitable interconnection is the rapidly-growing Internet which uses the same Reciprocal Termination model as LEC to LEC.
In addition to these specific subsidies, the LECs have long argued, without much factual support, that basic local telephone service is heavily subsidized through higher prices for long-distance services, including both short-haul toll services offered by the LECs and LEC access charges paid by long-distance carriers for the termination and origination of toll calls.
Existing subsidies are designed to cover the costs of profitable services; contribute to LEC overhead (regardless of their level of efficiency) and shareholder return; and reportedly cover the costs of certain unprofitable or subsidized services.
MFS is the nation's largest provider of competitive local access services and competes directly with all seven Regional Bell Operating Companies and other monopoly LECs.
1993, allowing competitors to interconnect with LEC networks for the special access and interstate switched transport portions of local exchange services.
These transition plans apply only to the embedded customer base, and do not permit competitive LECs to add new high-capacity loop UNEs in the absence of impairment.
Although the changes in LEC billing practices and the trend towards advertisers switching to CLECs for their local telephone service happened suddenly and unexpectedly in the fourth quarter, we have responded quickly and have taken great strides in reducing the long-term impact on our business.
The Commission has not required the LECs to submit reports containing the number of transport circuits being ordered by IXCs so the Commission does not have the factual evidence necessary to conclude that the current system has resulted in network efficiencies.
The FCC's conclusion also ignores the fact that in the last two months, LEC intrastate transport tariffs in three states have been rejected as not cost-based and as unreasonably discriminatory, or withdrawn in the face of an adverse recommendation by an administrative law judge.
BellSouth calls the Commission's LEC price cap plan an important first step -- but only a qualified success -- in promoting the vision of the Commission and the Clinton Administration that will maximize LEC contributions to economic growth, development of the telecommunications infrastructure, the creation of jobs, and universal access for all Americans.