(A) A local exchange carrier (LEC) providing basic local exchange service (BLES) shall make available to its customers at no additional charge a telephone directory in any reasonable format, including but not limited to a printed directory, an electronic directory accessible on the internet or available on a computer disc, or free directory assistance. The telephone directory shall include all published telephone numbers in current use within the ILEC local calling area, including numbers for an emergency such as 9-1-1, the local police, the state highway patrol, the county sheriff and fire departments, the Ohio relay service, operator service, and directory assistance.
(B) Upon customer request, a LEC providing BLES shall make available to BLES customers the option to have a printed directory at no additional charge.
(C) A LEC providing BLES shall also provide its BLES customers with a free listing in that directory, with reasonable accommodations made for private listings.
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13, 4927.03
Rule Amplifies: 4927.01
Prior Effective Dates: 4/8/03, 9/18/07 )