July 1, 2001
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Florida Opens Special Access Markets
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) has decided to remove long-standing prohibitions on the resale of special access and private line telecommunications services provided by local exchange carriers (LECs) in the state. It said customers were more concerned about price and quality of service than whether facilities used to provide service were leased or owned by their provider. It added that recent restructuring of private-line service tariffs now ensured that LECs recover the cost of providing such services. Re Resale of Foreign Exchange, Private Line, and Special Access Services of Local Exchange Companies, Docket No. 940754-TP, Order No. PSC-94-1545-FOF-TP, Dec. 13, 1994).
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