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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 401. Rules Governing the Provision of Network Interface Devices
1/28/2020

20VAC5-401-20. Simple One- or Two-Line Installations in Single or Duplex Residence or Business Structures.

A. All wiring on the customer's premises that is connected to the telephone network shall connect to the telephone company network through the telephone company-provided NID.

B. Maintenance of the NID shall be the responsibility of the telephone company that installed the NID.

C. 1. The NID used for the termination of CPW shall be located outside the customer premises unless an outside location is impractical or the customer requests that it be located inside the premises.

2. When the NID is located inside the premises, it shall be located at a point closest to the protector that is convenient to the customer. Any additional cost associated with placing the NID inside when requested by the customer shall be at customer expense.

D. The telephone company shall instruct the customer as to the location, purpose and use of the NID.

Statutory Authority

§ 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 18, Issue 04, eff. October 17, 2001.

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