4901:1-6-23 Pay telephone access lines.

(A) Upon request, an incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) must provide a pay telephone access line and local usage on the pay telephone access line to payphone service providers, within the ILEC's normal installation intervals.

(1) The rates, terms, and conditions for pay telephone access lines shall be tariffed and shall be filed through a thirty-day application for tariff amendment (ATA) filing in accordance with rule 4901:1-6-05 of the Administrative Code.

(2) All ILECs' currently tariffed pay telephone access line rates are deemed reasonable, unless the commission determines otherwise through another commission proceeding.

(3) Subsequent increases in rates and changes to the terms and conditions, for tariffed pay telephone access lines, shall be filed through a thirty-day ATA filing in accordance with rule 4901:1-6-05 of the Administrative Code. Such applications require supporting documentation including, but not limited to, documentation showing that the rate is in compliance with the federal communications commission's (FCC) new services test for pay telephone access lines, if applicable.

(B) Provisioning of pay telephone access lines including the rates, terms, and conditions of such lines is subject to the applicable laws, including rules or regulations adopted and orders issued by the commission or the FCC.

Effective: 01/20/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13 , 4927.03
Rule Amplifies: 4927.15