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Forms for Telecommunications Services Providers

General Forms for Telecommunications Service Providers

 Forms available here conform to the Commission's Rules Regulating Telecommunications Provider, Services, and Products, 4 CCR 723-2. See rule chapter entitled "Operating Authority." 
 


The following forms apply to these Telecommunications Service Providers:

  • Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs)
  • Part 3 Providers of Emerging Competitive Telecommunications Services Regulated Pursuant to § 40-15-301 C.R.S.
  • Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (Class A & B Telephone Companies) 

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Joint Application To Execute a Transfer or Merger for Jurisdictional Telecommunications Providers

Joint Application to Execute a Transfer or Merger word document
Notification of Discontinuance of Regulated Telecommunications Services Where No Customers are Affected - see Rule 723-2-2108.
Notification of Discontinuance of Regulated Telecommunications Services word document
 
Affidavit Form for Discontinuance
(for use only if notification is filed by letter rather than by PUC Form.)
Affidavit for Discontinuance form word document

The following forms apply to these Telecommunications Service Providers:

  • Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs)
  • Part 3 Providers of Emerging Competitive Telecommunications Services Regulated Pursuant to § 40-15-301 C.R.S.
  • Resellers of Intrastate Toll Regulated Pursuant To §40-15-302.5 C.R.S.
  • Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (Class A & B Telephone Companies) 

Utility Designee Form - the appropriate form must be completed by all telecommunications utilities upon application approval and be updated as utility information changes.

The Commission has opened a repository proceeding, Proceeding No. 14M-Designee, to facilitate parties E-Filing their Utlity Designee form. This proceeding number is to be used in conjuction with an initial or update Utility Designee filing.

Landline Utility Designee form excel spreadsheet
Wireless Utility Designee form excel spreadsheet

 

 

Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) Certification

Definition: 4 CCR 723-2-2001(u) "Competitive local exchange carrier" (CLEC) means a provider that has been granted a CPCN to provide Part II regulated telecommunications services in the State of Colorado on or after February 8, 1996, pursuant to § 40-15-503(2)(f), C.R.S.

Application forms available here conform to the Commission's Rules Regulating Telecommunications Provider, Services, and Products, 4 CCR 723-2. See rule chapter entitled "Operating Authority."
 


 See General Forms for Telecommunications Service Providers for additional application and maintainence requirements. 

  • Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity To Provide Local Exchange Telecommunications Services and Letter of Registration To Provide Emerging Competitive Telecommunications Services
  Teleco Application form - CPCN /LOR word document
  • Declaration of Intent To Serve Within Territory of Rural Telecommunications Provider
Declaration of Intent to Provide Local Service in Rural Territory - form excel spreadsheet

 

Registration of Part 3 Provider of Emerging Competitive Telecommunications Services

Definition: 723-2- 2001(jj) "Emerging competitive telecommunications services" (Part III services) means services and products regulated by the Commission in accordance with Title 40, Article 15, Part III, C.R.S. 


Application forms available here conform to the Commission's Rules Regulating Telecommunications Provider, Services, and Products, 4 CCR 723-2. See rule chapter entitled "Operating Authority."
 

See General Forms for Telecommunications Service Providers for additional application and maintainence requirements. 

Application for Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity To Provide Local Exchange Telecommunications Services and Letter of Registration To Provide Emerging Competitive Telecommunications Services

  Teleco Application form - CPCN /LOR word document

 

Resellers of Intrastate Toll Regulated Pursuant to § 40-15-302.5 C.R.S. 

Definition: 723-2-2001.

(tttt) "Toll reseller" means any person who provides toll services to customers by using the transmission facilities, including without limitation wire, cable, optical fiber, or satellite or terrestrial radio signals of another person. A toll reseller may possess its own switching facilities.

 (uuuu) "Toll service" (interexchange telecommunications service) means a type of telecommunications service, commonly known as long-distance service, that is provided on an intrastate basis between LATAs and within LATAs and that:

(I) Is not included as part of basic local exchange service;
(II) Originates and terminates in different local calling areas; and
(III) Is traditionally billed to the customer separately from basic local exchange service.  


In accordance with § 40 15-306, C.R.S., intraLATA toll services may be deregulated upon the application of the provider of such services. 
 

See General Forms for Telecommunications Service Providers for additional application and maintainence requirements. 

Colorado Toll Reseller Registration

The Commission has opened a repository proceeding, Proceeding No. 14M-TollResell, to facilitate parties E-Filing their Toll Reseller Registration form. This proceeding number is to be used this year in conjunction with an initial registration or update.

Similarly, the Commission has opened a repository proceeding, Proceeding No. 14M-TollDisc, for filing a discontinuance of Toll Reseller service during this year.

Toll Reseller Registration Form word document

Toll Reseller Registration Instructions pdf file

 

Deregulation

Effective October 19, 2005, each utility holding a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity or Letter of Registration granting it authority to provide intraLATA toll services, in accordance with Title 40 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, may file an Application for Deregulation of IntraLATA Interexchange Telecommunications Services using this prescribed form:

Application for Deregulation of IntraLATA Interexchange Services Form word document


All telecommunications utilities must continue to submit any and all reports required of telecommunications providers, including the annual financial report, for the period it offered this telecommunications service in Colorado from January 1, 2005 through the effective date of Commission's Decision granting the authority to deregulate its intraLATA toll services, and must remit any assessments and fees due and owing the Commission.

  

Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (Class A & B Telephone Companies)

Definitions:
SEC. 251. [47 U.S.C. 251] INTERCONNECTION (h) DEFINITION OF INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER.--

(1) DEFINITION.--For purposes of this section, the term ''incumbent local exchange carrier'' means, with respect to an area, the local exchange carrier that--
(A) on the date of enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, provided telephone exchange service in such area; and
(B)(i) on such date of enactment, was deemed to be a member of the exchange carrier association pursuant to section 69.601(b) of the Commission's regulations (47 C.F.R. 69.601(b)); or
(ii) is a person or entity that, on or after such date of enactment, became a successor or assign of a member described in clause (i).
(2) TREATMENT OF COMPARABLE CARRIERS AS INCUMBENTS.--The Commission may, by rule, provide for the treatment of a local exchange carrier (or class or category thereof) as an incumbent local exchange carrier for purposes of this section if--
(A) such carrier occupies a position in the market for telephone exchange service within an area that is comparable to the position occupied by a carrier described in paragraph (1);
(B) such carrier has substantially replaced an incumbent local exchange carrier described in paragraph (1); and
(C) such treatment is consistent with the public interest, convenience, and necessity and the purposes of this section.


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Definition in Commission rule 4 CCR 723-2-2001(ss)
"Incumbent local exchange carrier" (ILEC) means either:

(I) With respect to a geographic area, the LEC that, on the date of enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (February 8, 1996), provided telephone exchange service in such geographic area and that either:

(A) On such date of enactment, was deemed to be a member of the exchange carrier association pursuant to 47 C.F.R., 69.601(b) of the FCC's regulations; or
(B) Is a person or entity that, on or after such date of enactment, became a successor or assign of a member described in subparagraph (I)(A) of this paragraph; or

(II) Any comparable LEC that the Commission has, by rule or order, deemed to be an ILEC after finding that:

(A) Such carrier occupies a position in the market for telephone exchange service within a geographic area that is comparable to the position occupied by a carrier described in subparagraph (I) of this paragraph;
(B) Such carrier has substantially replaced an ILEC described in subparagraph (I) of this paragraph; and
(C) Such treatment is consistent with the public interest, convenience, and necessity.

 


 

See General Forms for Telecommunications Service Providers 

 

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