TITLE 83: PUBLIC UTILITIES
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
SUBCHAPTER f: TELEPHONE UTILITIES
PART 730 STANDARDS OF SERVICE FOR LOCAL EXCHANGE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS
SECTION 730.335 NETWORK INTERFACE
Section 730.335 Network Interface
a) Telecommunications carriers shall have in place, no later than December 31, 2003, external combination protector/demarcation interfaces for all one- and two-line customers in single tenant residences and commercial buildings.
b) The network interface for a residential customer shall be located on a structure owned, rented, or leased by the customer, in which the customer resides.
c) The network interface for business customers shall be located outside structures owned, rented, or leased by the customer, in which the customer is conducting business. The demarcation point shall be located at the minimum point of penetration of the network cable to the building, normally within 25 feet. Deviation from this location must be mutually agreeable to the building owner and the telecommunications provider.
d) Network interfaces shall not be located on fence posts, utility poles, or cable pedestals.
e) Network interfaces for temporary services or serving trailers, boats, or customer-owned pay telephones shall be located on structures provided by the customer or on a utility pole.
(Source: Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 17997, effective December 1, 2003)