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Rule 4901:1-7-16 | Unbundled network elements (UNE).


[Comment: For dates of references to a section of either the United States Code or a regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations, see rule 4901:1-7-02 of the Administrative Code.]

General unbundling requirements

(A) Each incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) shall have the duty to provide, to any requesting telephone company for the provision of telecommunications service, nondiscriminatory access to network elements, pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 251(c), and 251(d)(2), on an unbundled basis at any technically feasible point consistent with 47 C.F.R. 51.307-321.

(B) Each ILEC shall provide UNEs on rates, terms, and conditions that are just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 251(c)(3) and 252.

(C) Unbundled network element rates, terms, and conditions shall be established through negotiation between telephone companies upon receipt of a request for interconnection pursuant to rule 4901:1-7-06 of the Administrative Code, or through arbitration pursuant to rule 4901:1-7-09 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Unbundled network elements shall be priced at cost-based rates pursuant to the pricing standards set forth in rules 4901:1-7-17 and 4901:1-7-19 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4927.03, 4901.13
Amplifies: 4901.13, 4927.04
Five Year Review Date: 1/10/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/2007, 3/2/2013