49-31-1.2. "Emerging competitive service" defined. For the purposes of this chapter, "emerging competitive service" is a service that satisfies the criteria of § 49-31-3.2 and which has alternative services available to over twenty percent of the company's customers for that service. Such services include:
(1) Inter-LATA message toll service and intra-LATA message toll service;
(2) Inter-LATA wide area telephone service and intra-LATA wide area telephone service; and
(3) New products and services not functionally required to provide local exchange service.Source:
SL 1988, ch 375, § 3.