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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

20VAC5-401-30. Simple one- and two-line installations in multi-story or multi-occupancy buildings, campuses, malls, etc..

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

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

C. 1. The NID shall be located at a point between the CPW and the telephone company network. This location may be the telephone equipment room, wiring closet, inside or outside the customer premises, or other designated location that is accessible to the customer.

2. If a customer requests that the NID be placed in a location which is other than that selected by the telephone company and which conforms to the criteria set out in this section, the customer must pay any additional expense associated with so placing the NID.

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 Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 4, eff. October 17, 2001.

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