Intrastate Digital Network Rates

Private Line Price List Effective:  January I, 2012

Digital Network Service

Dedicated DS1 Service, formerly Megalink Service

A. Dedicated DS 1 service, formerly MegaLink service, provides for the simultaneous two-way transmission of isochronous digital signals at DS 1 speeds of 1.544 Mbps, where facilities are available. A Digital Local Channel is furnished between a Serving Wire Center and the customer's premises. Rates are based on the airline distance between the Serving Wire Center and the customer's premises.

   I. Digital Local Channel, each:

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 48 Months 49 to 72 Months 73 to 96 Months
(a) First 1/2 Mile $350.00 $175.80 $95.05 $95.05 $95.05
(b) Each additional 1/2 Mile, or fraction thereof --- $70.20 $43.00 $41.00 $39.00

 

B. Interoffice Channels are furnished between Central Offices. Rates are based on the airline distance between Central Offices.'

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 48 Months 49 to 72 Months 73 to 96 Months
1. Interoffice Channel, each channel 0-8 miles
   (a) Fixed Monthly Rate $100.00 $102.90 $59.75 $59.75 $59.75
   (b) Each Airline Mile, or fraction thereof --- $46.20 $23.00 $21.00 $17.00
2. Interoffice Channel, each channel 9-25 miles
   (a) Fixed monthly rate $100.00 $102.90 $59.75 $59.75 $59.75
   (b) Each airline mile or fraction thereof --- $43.00 $22.00 $20.00 $16.00
3. Interoffice Channel. each channel over 25 miles
(a) Fixed monthly rate $100.00 $102.90 $59.75 $59.75 $59.75
(b) Each airline mile or fraction thereof --- $41.40 $20.00 $17.00 $15.00

 

C. Clear Channel Capability is furnished on a per Dedicated DS I service channel basis.

   I. Per Dedicated DS 1 service channel optioned as:

  Monthly Rate Nonrecurring Charge
(a) Superframe Format (SF)    
(b) Extended Superframe Format (ESF)    

 

D. Move Charge.

A move charge, per Dedicated DS 1 service channel, applies for each Digital Local Channel moved to a new location in the same building. This move charge is equal to the sum of the Digital Local Channel Nonrecurring Charge, Service Change ChargeInside Moves, and Premises Visit Charge.


A move charge, per Dedicated DS I service channel under CSPP. applies for each Dedicated DS I service moved to a new location in Company territory within the same state. This move charge is equal to the sum of all nonrecurring charges applicable to a new Dedicated DS 1 service channel installation at the new location.

Dedicated DS1 Channel Service, Formerly Megalink Channel Service

A. Dedicated DSI channel service, formerly MegaLink channel service is an intraLATA digital service which provides channelization capability for the customer in the Company's central office. Dedicated DSI channel service, formerly Megalink channel service is provided in packages based on multiple voice grade channel equivalents (DSO) where 24 voice grade channels are equal to a OS I. This service provides local channels and/or interoffice channels for analog voice services such as network exchange access, off-premises stations, tie lines, analog data service, and digital data services (at 2.4 Kbps, 4.8 Kbps, 9.6 Kbps, 19.2 Kbps, 56 Kbps, 64 Kbps and DSI service rates).

The rates for a basic system without activated features for voice or data grade service are as follows:

  I. Central Office:

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 48 Months 49 to 72 Months 73 to 96 Months
((a) 24 Voice Equivalent Channels $750.00 $280.00 $230.00 $220.00 $210.00
(b) 48 Voice Equivalent Channels $1,000.00 $370.00 $310.00 $300.00 $290.00
(c) 96 Voice Equivalent Channels $1,500.00 $710.00 $590.00 $570.00 $550.00
(d) 144 Voice Equivalent Channels $2,000.00 $1,000.00 $860.00 $830.00 $800.00
(e) 192 Voice Equivalent Channels $2,400.00 $1,290.00 $1,110.00 $1,070.00 $1,030.00
(f) 240 Voice Equivalent Channels $2,800.00 $1,560.00 $1,340.00 $1,290.00 $1,250.00
(g) 288 Voice Equivalent Channels $3,200.00 $1,900.00 $1,680.00 $1,620.00 $1,580.00
(h) 384 Voice Equivalent Channels $3,700.00 $2,440.00 $2,150.00 $2,060.00 $2,000.00
(i) 480 Voice Equivalent Channels $4,200.00 $3,010.00 $2,610.00 $2,520.00 $2,450.00
(j) 576 Voice Equivalent Channels $4,700.00 $3,670.00 $3,190.00 $3,090.00 $2,980.00
(k) 672 Voice Equivalent Channels $4,900.00 $4,200.00 $3,660.00 $3,530.00 $3,430.00
(I) 1344 Voice Equivalent Channels $9,000.00 $8,410.00 $7,340.00 $7,070.00 $6,860.00
(m) 2016 Voice Equivalent Channels $13,800.00 $12,600.00 $11,000.00 $10,600.00 $10,290.00

 

B. Feature Activation

   I. Central Office

      a. Analog Voice Service

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 48 Months
  (I) For Exchange Line, Trunk or Toll Terminal
(a) Per feature activated $172.00 $7.00 $5.00
(2) For Foreign Exchange, OPS, WATS Line or Voice PL use
(a) Per feature activated $269.00 $9.00 $7.00
(3) For Tie Line use
(a) Per feature activated $289.00 $10.00 $8.00

 

Digital Data Circuit, formerly Synchronet Service

1. Service is furnished within the same LATA. Digital Data Circuit service, formerly Synchronet service, provides for the simultaneous two-way transmission of synchronous digital signals at speeds of 2.4, 4.8, 9 .6, 19 .2, 56 and 64 Kbps between customer locations where appropriate digital facilities for this service are available as determined by the Company. A Digital Local Channel is furnished between a Serving Wire Center and the customer's premises.

The Digital Local Channel charges apply per local channel.

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(a) 2.4 Kbps $340.00 $49.35 $48.35 $46.35
(b) 4.8 Kbps $340.00 $49.35 $48.35 $46.35
(c) 9.6 Kbps $340.00 $49.35 $48.35 $46.35
(d) 19.2 Kbps $340.00 $49.35 $48.35 $46.35
(e) 56.0 Kbps $340.00 $69.10 $64.20 $59.25
(f) 64.0 Kbps $340.00 $69.10 $64.20 $59.25

 

2. A Node Channel Termination is required at the Company's Node Central Office. Node Channel Termination per local channel, each.

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(a) 2.4 Kbps $44.00 $9.40 $9.15 $8.90
(b) 4.8 Kbps $44.00 $9.40 $9.15 $8.90
(c) 9.6 Kbps $44.00 $9.40 $9.15 $8.90
(d) 19.2 Kbps $44.00 $9.40 $9.15 $8.90
(e) 56.0 Kbps $44.00 $27.80 $25.95 $24.10
(f) 64.0 Kbps $44.00 $27.80 $25.95 $24.10

 

3. A Digital Interoffice Channel is furnished between a serving wire center and the Node Central Office or between Node Central Offices. Digital Interoffice mileage is portrayed in bands. The appropriate mileage band for calculating interoffice mileage rates is determined by the total length in miles of that interoffice channel. A flat rate and a rate per mile apply to each band 1 for each Digital Interoffice Channel provided.

   a. Interoffice channel, each channel 0 - 8 miles

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(1) Fixed rates applicable
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps $100.00 $18.95 $18.45 $18.00
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps $100.00 $37.55 $33.80 $31.90
(2) Each mile or fraction thereof
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps --- $1.90 $1.75 $1.65
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps --- $3.80 $3.55 $3.25

 

   b. Interoffice channel, each channel 9-25 miles

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(1) Fixed rates applicable
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps $100.00 $18.95 $18.45 $18.00
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps $100.00 $37.55 $33.80 $31.90
(2) Each mile or fraction thereof
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps --- $1.85 $1.70 $1.60
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps ---- $3.70 $3.45 $3.15

 

   c. Interoffice channel, each channel over 25 miles

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(1) Fixed rates applicable
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps $100.00 $18.95 $18.45 $18.00
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps $100.00 $37.55 $33.80 $31.90
(2) Each mile or fraction thereof
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps --- $1.80 $1.65 $1.55
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps ---- $3.60 $3.35 $3.05

 

B. Optional Features and Functions

  1. Multipoint Service, per local or interoffice channel bridged

  Nonrecurring Charge Month To Month 24 to 42 Months 43 to 60 Months
(a) 2.4, 4.8, 9.6 and 19.2 Kbps $28.00 $23.85 $22.90 $20.95
(b) 56.0 and 64.0 Kbps $28.00 $23.85 $22.90 $20.95

 

Note I: Refer to the National Exchange Carrier Association (NECA) TariffF.C.C. No.4 for mileage measurement methodology and wire center Vertical (V) and Horizontal (H) coordinates.

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