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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NPRG publishes the CLEC Report(TM), a biannual multi-volume review of the state, trends and future of the competitive local telecom industry, as well as the ASP Report(TM), BLEC Report(TM), Broadband Last Mile Report(TM), Competitive IOC Report(TM), DSL Report(TM), GIG-E/MAN Report(TM), ISP Report(TM), and Utilities in Telecom Report(TM).
These new types of companies have been given the name BLEC - Building Local Exchange Carrier.
Customers can connect their own POPs or interconnect to another carrier, whether that carrier is an ISP, ILEC, IXC, CLEC, BLEC or wireless provider.