incumbent local exchange carrier

Definitions

Electronics

  • A communications entity which offers local telephone service. Such an entity may also offer other services, such as long-distance calling, Internet access, and so on. The term usually implies that said entity has been in this business for a long time. Its abbreviation is ILEC.
  • acronymILEC
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