The Federal Communications Commission's interpretation of its regulations — i.e., that an incumbent local exchange carrier, to satisfy its duty under Telecommunications Act § 251(c)(2), must make its existing entrance facilities available to competitors at cost-based rates if they are to be used for interconnection — is reasonable and entitled to judicial deference.
U.S. SUPREME COURT
Talk America Inc. v. Michigan Bell Telephone Co.
New Jersey Law Journal
June 15, 2011