§ 1. Definitions  


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  • For purposes of this ordinance, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given herein:

    "Access lines"-shall mean the following billed main lines and trunks, whether provided on a retail or wholesale basis: residential lines; business lines; ISDN lines (channels); PBX trunks; Centrex or Centrex-like stations; simulated exchange access lines provided by a central office based switching arrangement where all stations served by such simulated exchange access lines are used by a single customer of the provider of such arrangement; where stations are served by simulated exchange access lines provided by a central office based switching arrangement and the stations served are not used by a single customer of the provider of such arrangement, each station shall constitute an access line; and pay phone lines. "Access line" shall include wireless telecommunications services subject to 47 C.F.R. Part 24. "Access line" shall not include the following: wireless telecommunications services subject to 47 C.F.R. Part 22; unbundled loop facilities; and special access services.

    "City"-The City of Wichita, Kansas.

    "Facilities"-Telephone and telecommunication lines, conduits, wires, cables, pipes, poles, towers, vaults, and appliances, either under or above ground.

    "Public improvement"-Any existing or contemplated public facility, building, or capital improvement project, including without limitation streets, alleys, sidewalks, sewer, water, drainage, right-of-way improvement, and public projects.

    "Public project"-Any project planned or undertaken by the City or any governmental entity for construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or repair of public facilities or improvements, or any other purpose of a public nature.

    "Right-of-way"-Present and future streets, alleys, rights-of-way, and public easements, including easements dedicated in plats of the City of Wichita, Kansas.

    "Street right-of-way"-The entire width between property lines of land, property or an interest therein of every way publicly maintained where any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular traffic, including street, avenue, boulevard, highway, expressway, alley or any other public way for vehicular travel by whatever name.

    "Telephone Company"-Adelphia Business Solutions, its successors and assigns.

    "Telecommunications"-The transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received.

    "Telecommunications service"-The offering of telecommunications for a fee directly to the public, or to such classes of users as to be effectively available directly to the public, regardless of the facilities used.