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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter BPart 64 → Subpart Z


Title 47: Telecommunication
PART 64—MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO COMMON CARRIERS


Subpart Z—Prohibition on Exclusive Telecommunications Contracts


Contents
§64.2500   Prohibited agreements.
§64.2501   Scope of limitation.
§64.2502   Effect of state law or regulation.

Source: 66 FR 2334, Jan. 11, 2001, unless otherwise noted.

§64.2500   Prohibited agreements.

(a) No common carrier shall enter into any contract, written or oral, that would in any way restrict the right of any commercial multiunit premises owner, or any agent or representative thereof, to permit any other common carrier to access and serve commercial tenants on that premises.

(b) No common carrier shall enter into or enforce any contract, written or oral, that would in any way restrict the right of any residential multiunit premises owner, or any agent or representative thereof, to permit any other common carrier to access and serve residential tenants on that premises.

[73 FR 28057, May 15, 2008]

§64.2501   Scope of limitation.

For the purposes of this subpart, a multiunit premises is any contiguous area under common ownership or control that contains two or more distinct units. A commercial multiunit premises is any multiunit premises that is predominantly used for non-residential purposes, including for-profit, non-profit, and governmental uses. A residential multiunit premises is any multiunit premises that is predominantly used for residential purposes.

[73 FR 28057, May 15, 2008]

§64.2502   Effect of state law or regulation.

This subpart shall not preempt any state law or state regulation that requires a governmental entity to enter into a contract or understanding with a common carrier which would restrict such governmental entity's right to obtain telecommunications service from another common carrier.

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