2020 Idaho Code
Title 61 - PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION
Chapter 1 - PUBLIC UTILITIES LAW — APPLICATION AND DEFINITIONS
Section 61-121 - TELEPHONE CORPORATION — TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES.

Universal Citation: ID Code § 61-121 (2020)

61-121. TELEPHONE CORPORATION — TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES. (1) The term "telephone corporation" when used in title 61, Idaho Code, means every corporation or person, their lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court whatsoever, providing telecommunication services for compensation within this state. Except as otherwise provided by statute, telephone corporations providing radio paging, mobile radio telecommunication services, answering services (including computerized or otherwise automated answering or voice message services), or one-way transmission to subscribers of (i) video programming, or (ii) other programming service, and subscriber interaction, if any, which is required for the selection of such video programming or other programming service or surveying are exempt from any requirement of title 61, or chapter 6, title 62, Idaho Code, in the provision of such services.

(2) "Telecommunication service" means the transmission of two-way interactive switched signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, messages, data, or other information of any nature by wire, radio, lightwaves, or other electromagnetic means (which includes message telecommunication service and access service), which originate and terminate in this state, and are offered to or for the public, or some portion thereof, for compensation. Except as otherwise provided by statute, "telecommunication service" does not include the one-way transmission to subscribers of (i) video programming, or (ii) other programming service, and subscriber interaction, if any, which is required for the selection of such video programming or other programming service, surveying, or the provision of radio paging, mobile radio telecommunication services, answering services (including computerized or otherwise automated answering or voice message services), and such services shall not be subject to the provisions of title 61, Idaho Code, or title 62, Idaho Code.

History:

[(61-121) 1913, ch. 61, sec. 2t, p. 248; am. 1915, ch. 62, sec. 1t, p. 154; am. 1917, ch. 128, subd. t, p. 430; reen. C.L. 106:21; C.S., sec. 2388; I.C.A., sec. 59-121; am. 1983, ch. 172, sec. 2, p. 479; am. 1988, ch. 195, sec. 2, p. 368; am. 1999, ch. 114, sec. 1, p. 341.]

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