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ILEC

(Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier) A traditional local telephone company such as one of the Regional Bell companies (RBOCs). Contrast with CLEC. See ELEC and TELRIC.
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In some ways, the makeup of CLEC customers is similar to that of their ILEC counterparts: the income levels of the two groups are comparable, with the incomes of CLEC customers just slightly higher.
We are very excited to work closely with this ILEC to automate their network which will improve efficiencies and drive down operating costs.
This ILEC expects to continue to place orders for NHC 's ControlPoint(TM) solutions over the term of the multi-year contract.
Cable Multiple System Operators (MSOs) are targeting the very small business segment of approximately 10 lines and lower, but the vast majority of ILEC business revenue is above this line threshold and does not offer a significant threat to the ILEC financial positions.
ILEC and CLEC Deployments Include FTTP and ADSL2+; Will Lead to IPTV
Century-Old New York ILEC Expands Into New Markets, Enhances Service Offerings
We have never been big advocates of arbitrage renting from an ILEC as a form of competition through subsidization by the ILEC.