ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer CommissionADSL Asymmetric digital subscriber lineCAN Customer access network CSP Carriage service providerDSLAM Digital subscriber line access multiplexersFTTN Fibre-to-the-nodeHFC Hybrid fibre-coaxial cableIP Internet protocolLSS Line-sharing serviceLTIE Long-term interests of end-usersMSAN Multi-Service Access NodeMDF Main distribution framePOI Point of interconnectionPSTN Public switched telephone network PSTN OTA PSTN originating and terminating accessSAO Standard access obligationTPA Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth)TSLRIC Total service long run incremental costULLS Unconditioned local loop serviceVoIP Voice over Internet protocolWLR Wholesale line rentalxDSL Refers to the ‘family’ of Digital Subscriber Line services(eg. ADSL, HDSL etc.)LCS The local carriage service is a service for the carriage of telephone calls from customer equipment at an end-user’spremises to separately located customer equipment of anend user in the same standard zone. The service is usedby competitors to resell local calls.LSS The line-sharing service allows similar functionality to aULLS service to a competitor, but where the voiceservice is still provided by another party.PSTN OTA Domestic PSTN originating access is the carriage of telephone calls from the calling party (the A-party) to apoint of interconnection (POI) with an access-seeker’snetwork. A POI is usually located at a trunk (or transit)exchange.