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ILEC Annual Access Filings Present Optimum Time for Businesses to Review Special Access Purchases

Posted by Andrew Regitsky

Jun 30, 2015 9:30:00 AM


For years the vast majority of ILEC regulated revenues have come from selling special access services to other LECs and enterprise customers. For those unfamiliar with this term, ILEC special access consists of a family of circuits that provide dedicated connections between two or more customer designated premises at various capacity levels. These circuits are usually used by business customers to transmit data between locations. Special access is often economical for businesses because dedicated circuits are charged a flat monthly rate rather than on a minute of use basis. Therefore, the more traffic a business can pump over a circuit each month, the lower its equivalent minute of use charge would be.
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Topics: FCC, special access, Enterprise Users, Enterprise Market, Intrastate Access Filings 2015

Intrastate Access Filing Report: Notable increases in IL, MD and PA

Posted by Samantha Schultheis

Jun 25, 2015 3:17:34 PM

Since our last Intrastate Access Filing Report on June 11th, there has been increased activity most notably for IL, MD & PA. CCMI has published almost 400 transmittals with over 8,000 rate changes so far this access season. Be sure to log into TelView for the latest tariff and transmittal updates. Check out the map and top carrier filings for more detail and continue to monitor CCMI’s blog for the latest updates on this season’s access filing activity.

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Topics: carrier access rates, intercarrier compensation, LECs, TelView, rate and tariff data, Intrastate Access Filings 2015

Intrastate Access Filing Report: Activity increases in MD and PA

Posted by Samantha Schultheis

Jun 11, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Since our Intrastate Access Filing Report last week, CCMI has seen an increase in access filing activity in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Please refer to the map and chart below for additional details.

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Topics: carrier access rates, intercarrier compensation, LECs, TelView, rate and tariff data, Intrastate Access Filings 2015

2015 Intrastate Access Filing Report: Access Season is Here!

Posted by Samantha Schultheis

Jun 4, 2015 10:44:44 AM

Access filing season is upon us and CCMI is actively monitoring the volume of filings and collecting transmittal and tariff updates in our online rate document library. This year, on July 1, 2015, Price-cap LECs must file tariffs to reduce terminating end-office rates to an additional 1/3 of the difference to $.0007 and Rate-of-Return LECs must file tariffs to reduce terminating end-office rates to an additional 1/3 of the difference to $.005.

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Topics: carrier access rates, intercarrier compensation, Telco Access Alert, LECs, TelView, Intrastate Access Filings 2015

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