UNE-P

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UNE-P

Unbundled Network Element-Platform. A phone service by which Baby Bells were required to allows competitors to use their networks. The UNE-P was intended to increase competition between Baby Bells and telecommunications start-ups. It was authorized by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
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Through the rules mandated by the Telecommunications Act of 1996, competitive local exchange carriers like Z-Tel are able to connect to customers through the Unbundled Network Element-Platform ("UNE-P") to bring telephone service choices to consumers and businesses across the country.
With the establishment of the Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P), competitive telecommunications companies gained the ability to provide telephone service to customers using the incumbent local telephone providers' network.
The platform also allows TexLink to provide next-generation switching features and functionality at reduced operational and capital costs to larger unbundled network element-platform (UNE-P) operators in the state.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is to be congratulated for adopting a policy on the Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P) that helps move us closer to effective local telephone competition.
Founded in 1996, MetTel was the first company to provide services using the Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P) in New York and is currently serving customers on its Advantage platform throughout its operating territories.
Use of the so-called Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P), the industry term for the network leasing process, has led to an increased level of local telephone competition recently.
With the establishment of the Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P), competitive telecommunications companies became able to provide telephone service to end-users over the incumbent local telephone providers' network.
As expected, unbundled network element-platform (UNE-P) lines declined by approximately 500,000 to 17.
Z-Tel is purchasing Netrake's nCite(TM) session controllers to support its migration from Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P) to more of a facilities-based model that utilizes VoIP as its backbone.
With the establishment of the Unbundled Network Element-Platform (UNE-P), competitive telecommunications companies like Z-Tel became able to provide telephone service to end-users over the incumbent local telephone providers' network.