<communications> (IXC) A company allowed to handle long-distance calls following the break-up of the Bell system in the US by anti-trust regulators.
Local Exchange Carriers (LEC) are not allowed to handle long-distance traffic and Inter Exchange carriers are not allowed to handle local calls.
Last updated: 2002-08-28
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