BLEC


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BLEC

(Building Local Exchange Carrier) A network service provider that partners with real estate owners and managers in order to provide broadband services within an apartment house or office building. The BLEC may provide only connectivity or full ISP services including Web hosting and ASP capabilities. See CLEC and MTU.
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The positive side to the BLEC market is the addition of telecom providers for tenants to choose from.
Universal Access recently launched the company's Equal Access(SM) initiative to expand the company's neutral intermediary strategy by opening access to its UTX facilities, which will enable telecom carriers to freely interconnect among the thousands of long haul, local-loop and BLEC fiber networks.
Under the joint marketing partnership, AccessLan will offer its CLEC, BLEC, ILEC and ISP customers a turn-key package of IP-based solutions consisting of its i-SLAM equipment and partner services including IP connectivity, softswitch, class-independent switching, local and long distance telephony, etc.
Optical Access: Next Generation Technology and Services in the First Mile analyzes the competitive positions of 21 leading systems vendors and presents the opinions of 15 local service providers across ILEC, CLEC and BLEC segments.