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LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS

Application of laws, CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Basic local service, requirement to offer, Minn. Rules 7811.0200

Blocking capability, basic service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Call-tracing capability, basic service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Calling areas

Competitive local exchange carriers, Minn. Rules 7811.0800, 7812.0800

Local exchange carriers, Minn. Rules 7811.0900, 7812.0900

New calling area offerings, notice and disclosure, Minn. Rules 7811.1100, 7812.1100

Certifications

Basic local service, required for certification, Minn. Rules 7811.0200

Categories of certification, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Intent to provide service, required for certification, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Interexchange service certification

Criteria for granting, Minn. Rules 7811.0400, 7812.0400

Information required for petition, Minn. Rules 7811.0400, 7812.0400

Scope of certificate, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Local facilities-based service certification

Amendments to certificates, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Conditional certificates, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Criteria for granting, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Information required, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Scope of certificate, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7811.0300, 7812.0200, 7812.0300

Local niche service certification

Criteria for granting, Minn. Rules 7811.0500, 7812.0500

Information required, Minn. Rules 7811.0500, 7812.0500

Scope of certificate, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Local resale service certification

Amended certificates, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Conditional certificates, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Criteria for granting, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Information required, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Scope of certificate, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7811.0350, 7812.0200, 7812.0350

Local self-provisioned service, required for certification, Minn. Rules 7811.0200

Petitions, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Procedures, generally, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Revocation for failure to serve, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Charges

Local service providers, flat rate service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Measured rate basis, local service providers, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Notice to customers, Minn. Rules 7811.1000, 7812.1000

Unauthorized charges, protection against, Minn. Rules 7811.1200, 7812.1200

Competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs)

Affiliated CLECs, defined, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Alternative calling areas, procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.0800, 7812.0800

Application of laws, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Calling area, required offering, Minn. Rules 7811.0800, 7812.0800

Complaints, proceedings, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Contested cases, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Cost information, when filing is required, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Discontinuation of service or physical connection, approval, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Discriminatory service rates or terms, prohibited, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Emergency service, providing, prerequisite to operation, Minn. Rules 7811.0550, 7812.0550

Enforcement of law, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

ETC designation, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Intercarrier agreements, quality standards, Minn. Rules 7811.0700, 7812.0700

Interconnections with LECs, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Investigations, proceedings, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Mergers and acquisitions, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Notice given

Alternative calling area options, Minn. Rules 7811.0800, 7812.0800

Price increases, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Service changes, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Notice received, rural carrier exemption requests, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Prices and pricing practices, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Prohibited practices, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Public rights-of-way, compliance, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Rates, uniform rates, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Reports, annual reports, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Rural carrier exemption challenges, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Rural exemption, Minn. Rules 7811.2000

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Service area designations, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Service changes or additions, tariff amendments, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Service promotions and packaging, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Surcharges, application of laws, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Tariffs, filing, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Contested cases

Competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), Minn. Rules 7811.2210

Petitions, factual disputes, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Customer rights, annual notice, Minn. Rules 7811.1000, 7812.1000

Definitions

Generally, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Intercarrier negotiations, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Directories, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Directory assistance, basic service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Discrimination, prohibitions, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Eligible telecommunications carriers (ETC)

Designation, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Ineligible local service providers, service requirements, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Relinquishment of designation, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Revocation of designation, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Service obligations, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Emergency telephone service

Basic service requirement, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Competitive local exchange carriers, prerequisite to operation, Minn. Rules 7811.0550, 7812.0550

Criteria, adequate plan by CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.0550, 7812.0550

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Local exchange carrier, access to facilities and information, cooperation with CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.0550, 7812.0550

Enforcement of law, CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Enhanced 911 service, basic service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Expedited proceedings, generally, Minn. Rules 7811.0150, 7811.1900

Facilities-based service

Certifications, see same under this topic

Changes, terms and conditions of service, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Forms, price increases or service changes, notice, CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

High-cost area end-users, universal service, Minn. Rules 7811.1300, 7812.1300

Intercarrier negotiations

Agreement approval, Minn. Rules 7811.1800, 7812.1800

Arbitration

Agreement approval, Minn. Rules 7811.1800, 7812.1800

Arbitrator, qualifications, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Burden of proof, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Decisions, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Disputes, existing agreements, Minn. Rules 7811.1900, 7812.1900

Information required for request, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Intervenors, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Mediation-arbitration hybrid, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Mediator serving as arbitrator, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Request for arbitration, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Severance, arbitrated and negotiated terms, Minn. Rules 7811.1800, 7812.1800

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Disputes, existing agreements, Minn. Rules 7811.1900, 7812.1900

Expedited proceedings, Minn. Rules 7811.1900, 7812.1900

Initial service list, establishment, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Mediation

Confidentiality, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Mediation-arbitration hybrid, Minn. Rules 7811.1700, 7812.1700

Mediators, qualifications, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Requests, information required, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Termination, Minn. Rules 7811.1600, 7812.1600

Rehearings, Minn. Rules 7811.1800, 7812.1800

Rural carrier exemption, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Status, updates, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Interconnection requirements

Modifications, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

Petitions for suspension or modification, procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

Rural carrier exemption, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Suspension, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

Interexchange service

Certifications, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Large providers, application of rules, Minn. Rules 7812.0050

Liability, quality of service, Minn. Rules 7811.0700, 7812.0700

Local exchange carriers (LECs)

Affiliated LECs, defined, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Calling areas, Minn. Rules 7811.0900, 7812.0900

Cooperation, emergency telephone service facilities and information, providing to CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.0550, 7812.0550

Filing with, intercarrier negotiations, service list inclusion, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Intercarrier agreements, quality standards, Minn. Rules 7811.0700, 7812.0700

Interconnection requirements

Petitions for suspension or modification, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

With CLECs, Minn. Rules 7811.2210, 7812.2210

Notice given

Alternative calling area options, Minn. Rules 7811.0900, 7812.0900

Negotiation requests, Minn. Rules 7811.1500, 7812.1500

Rural carrier exemption, negotiation and interconnection, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Local niche service

Certifications, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Local service providers (LSP), service obligations, Minn. Rules 7811.0200

Low-income end-users, universal service, Minn. Rules 7811.1300, 7812.1300

Notice given

Customer rights, Minn. Rules 7811.1000, 7812.1000

New calling area offerings, Minn. Rules 7812.1100

Online directories, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Petitions

Certification petitions, procedures, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Comment period, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Failure to serve area, justification, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Interconnection, suspension or modification, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

Interexchange service certifications, Minn. Rules 7811.0400, 7812.0400

Local facilities-based service, authority to provide, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Local niche service certifications, Minn. Rules 7811.0500, 7812.0500

Local resale service certifications, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Service area changes, Minn. Rules 7811.0300, 7812.0300

Universal service support designations, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Print directories, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Proprietary information

Discovery, Minn. Rules 7811.2000

Treatment, Minn. Rules 7811.0150

Reports given, service area status, Minn. Rules 7811.0200, 7812.0200

Resale service

Certifications, see same under this topic

Changes, terms and conditions of service, Minn. Rules 7811.0350, 7812.0350

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Local service providers, obligations, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Rules of practice and procedure, Minn. Rules 7811.0150, 7812.0150

Rural telephone companies, rural exemptions, claims, proceedings, Minn. Rules 7811.2000

Service areas, withdrawal by local service providers, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Service requirements

Basic services, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600

Standards, Minn. Rules 7811.0700, 7812.0700

Small local exchange carriers (SLEC)

Application of law, Minn. Rules 7811.0050

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0700, 7812.0100

Interconnection, petition for suspension or modification, Minn. Rules 7811.2100, 7812.2100

Rural carrier exemption, negotiation and interconnection, Minn. Rules 7811.2000, 7812.2000

Task force, rule review and revision, Minn. Rules 7811.2300, 7812.2300

Telephone assistance plan, Minn. Rules 7817.0100 to 7817.1000

Trade secret information

Discovery, Minn. Rules 7811.2000

Treatment, Minn. Rules 7811.0150

Universal service

Defined, Minn. Rules 7811.0100, 7812.0100

Eligibility for federal support, Minn. Rules 7811.1300, 7812.1300

Eligibility for state support, Minn. Rules 7811.1300, 7812.1300

ETC designation, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Relinquishment, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

Unserved areas, orders to provide service, Minn. Rules 7811.1400, 7812.1400

White pages directory, basic service, Minn. Rules 7811.0600, 7812.0600