OAR 860-023-0001
Definitions for Service Standards

For purposes of this division, except when a different scope is explicitly stated:


“Customer” means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, municipality, cooperative organization, governmental agency, or other legal entity that has applied for, been accepted for, or is currently receiving service from an energy utility, large telecommunications utility, or intrastate toll service provider.


“Energy utility” means a public utility as defined in ORS 757.005 (Definition of public utility) except a water utility or wastewater utility. An energy utility can be an “electric utility, ”gas utility,“ or ”steam heat utility."


“Intrastate” means telecommunications service that originates and terminates in Oregon.


“Intrastate toll service provider” means a telecommunications carrier that provides intrastate toll services to retail customers.


“Large telecommunications utility” means any telecommunications utility, as defined in ORS 759.005 (Definitions), that is not partially exempt from regulation under 759.040 (Exemptions for certain unaffiliated utilities with fewer than 50,000 access lines).


“Local exchange service” has the meaning given to “local exchange telecommunications service” in ORS 759.005 (Definitions)(1)(c).


“Telecommunications carrier” has the meaning provided in ORS 759.400 (Definitions for ORS 759.400 to 759.455)(3).


“Toll” has the meaning provided in ORS 759.005 (Definitions)(h).

Source: Rule 860-023-0001 — Definitions for Service Standards, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=860-023-0001.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 860-023-0001’s source at or​.us