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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter BPart 64Subpart EE → §64.5103


Title 47: Telecommunication
PART 64—MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO COMMON CARRIERS
Subpart EE—TRS Customer Proprietary Network Information.


§64.5103   Definitions.

(a) Address of record. An “address of record,” whether postal or electronic, is an address that the TRS provider has associated with the customer for at least 30 days.

(b) Affiliate. The term “affiliate” shall have the same meaning given such term in section 3 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. 153.

(c) Call data information. The term “call data information” means any information that pertains to the handling of specific TRS calls, including the call record identification sequence, the communications assistant identification number, the session start and end times, the conversation start and end times, incoming and outbound telephone numbers, incoming and outbound internet protocol (IP) addresses, total conversation minutes, total session minutes, and the electronic serial number of the consumer device.

(d) Communications assistant (CA). The term “communications assistant” or “CA” shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(e) Customer. The term “customer” means a person:

(1) To whom the TRS provider provides TRS or point-to-point service, or

(2) Who is registered with the TRS provider as a default provider.

(f) Customer proprietary network information (CPNI). The term “customer proprietary network information” or “CPNI” means information that relates to the quantity, technical configuration, type, destination, location, and amount of use of a telecommunications service used by any customer of a TRS provider; and information regarding a customer's use of TRS contained in the documentation submitted by a TRS provider to the TRS Fund administrator in connection with a request for compensation for the provision of TRS.

(g) Customer premises equipment (CPE). The term “customer premises equipment” or “CPE” shall have the same meaning given to such term in section 3 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. 153.

(h) Default provider. The term “default provider” shall have the same meaning given such term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(i) Internet-based TRS (iTRS). The term “Internet-based TRS” or “iTRS shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(j) iTRS access technology. The term “iTRS access technology” shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(k) Opt-in approval. The term “opt-in approval” shall have the same meaning given such term in §64.5107(b)(1) of this subpart.

(l) Opt-out approval. The term “opt-out approval” shall have the same meaning given such term in §64.5107(b)(2) of this subpart.

(m) Point-to-point service. The term “point-to-point service” means a service that enables a VRS or hearing customer to place and receive non-relay calls without the assistance of a communications assistant over the facilities of a VRS provider using VRS access technology. Such calls are made by means of ten-digit NANP numbers registered in the TRS Numbering Directory and assigned to VRS customers and hearing point-to-point customers by VRS providers. The term “point-to-point call” shall refer to a call placed via a point-to-point service.

(n) Readily available biographical information. The term “readily available biographical information” means information drawn from the customer's life history and includes such things as the customer's social security number, or the last four digits of that number; mother's maiden name; home address; or date of birth.

(o) Sign language. The term “sign language” shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(p) Telecommunications relay services (TRS). The term “telecommunications relay services” or “TRS” shall have the same meaning given to such term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(q) Telephone number of record. The term “telephone number of record” means the telephone number associated with the provision of TRS, which may or may not be the telephone number supplied as part of a customer's “contact information.”

(r) TRS Fund. The term “TRS Fund” shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.604(c)(5)(iii) of this part.

(s) TRS provider. The term “TRS provider” means an entity that provides TRS and shall include an entity that provides point-to-point service.

(t) TRS-related services. The term “TRS-related services” means, in the case of traditional TRS, services related to the provision or maintenance of customer premises equipment, and in the case of iTRS, services related to the provision or maintenance of iTRS access technology, including features and functions typically provided by TRS providers in association with iTRS access technology.

(u) Valid photo ID. The term “valid photo ID” means a government-issued means of personal identification with a photograph such as a driver's license, passport, or comparable ID that has not expired.

(v) Video relay service. The term “video relay service” or VRS shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

(w) VRS access technology. The term “VRS access technology” shall have the same meaning given to the term in §64.601(a) of this part.

[78 FR 40613, July 5, 2013, as amended at 82 FR 17765, Apr. 13, 2017]

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