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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Thus UNE loop prices introduce variability across geographic areas in the price of UNEs and UNE-Ps faced by CLECs.
Regulation will play a bigger role in the success and failure of CLECs in the residential market as several leading CLECs continue to use various UNE-Ps to offer local voice services to consumers," observes Khan.
InfoTelis, an affiliate of Broadvox that is based in Cleveland, Ohio, hosts high-speed Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and enhanced communications services for its network of telecommunications enterprises and service providers - including IXCs, CLECs, UNE-Ps, long distance resellers, and broadband providers.