Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC)
Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) are the original Bell System wireline local PSTN network carriers (as defined and established by the FCC and the Telecommunications ACT of 1996). This term includes companies like AT&T, CenturyLink, and Verizon.
Terms Related to ILEC
- Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
- Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
- Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC)
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Our lawyers have asked us to remind you that, in the event of any conflict between these defined terms and the defined terms included in any agreement between you and Bandwidth, the agreement controls.
“Bandwidth” refers to Bandwidth Inc. and/or Bandwidth.com CLEC, LLC.