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ILEC

A local telephone company that was in existence at the time AT&T was broken up into the baby bells.
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The court also considered the FCC's decision to limit unbundled access to enhanced extended links ("EELs") at TELRIC rates to CLECs providing a substantial volume of local exchange services.
the pricing formula for duct access is also cost-based, yielding a result in many cases below TELRIC prices.
FCC determined that TELRIC represented the appropriate interpretation of
The TELRIC pricing model was developed by the FCC in order to help the states determine the market rate for the wholesale prices charged by incumbent carriers to new competitors who need to lease parts of the network to deliver phone service.
To price these unbundled network elements and combinations, the FCC developed the TELRIC (Total Element Long Run Incremental Cost) standard, a forward-looking methodology to generate a benchmark based on the assumption that an efficient, modern network (rather than the legacy network) is in place.
TELRIC pricing, which was developed by the FCC, ensures that ILECs will charge fair market value for the use of the telephone network and is consistent with Congress' goal of creating a competitive local market as quickly as possible.
theoretical research indicated that the TELRIC standard was misleading
As such, the FCC's pending proposals to revisit the current successful TELRIC methodology and limit UNE availability are disappointing.
uphold the use of TELRIC in pricing wholesale access, Greg Rosston and
The overarching theme of the Court's decision is that the TELRIC rules create an environment in which the market - and not regulators - determine when and where it is appropriate for entrants to deploy their own facilities.