Official Gazette-Issue 41- Addendum - 23/7/2002
The transmission and/or routing of Information by wires, radio signals, optical means, electromagnetic systems or any other method, as well as providing the necessary infrastructure for that purpose.
"Public Telecommunications Network"
: Fully interconnected and integrated telecommunications system consisting of various transmissions and switching means used to provide Basic Telephony Service and other Public Telecommunications Services.
"Public Telecommunications Services"
: Generally available Telecommunications Services provided to the public or to a group of persons, including Basic Telephony Services.
"Basic Telephony Services"
: Providing a Domestic Telecommunications Service for the transmission of a two-way or multi-way real-time fixed voice telephone service through a Public Telecommunications Network.
"Private Telecommunications Services"
: Telecommunications Services provided to specific groups of Users either within the premises of a single building or contiguous facilities, or within the premises of non-contiguous buildings by way of connection via a private line service for transmission and reception by one Person or by his employees or otherwise by different Persons belonging to one group or their employees.
"Domestic Telecommunications Services":
Telecommunications Services provided within the Lebanese territory.
"International Telecommunications Services"
: Telecommunications Services provided between Lebanon and abroad.
"Private Line Service":
A Telecommunications Service providing a Subscriber with the exclusive usage of infrastructure for a limited period of time, as well as for a specific capacity, provided that the Subscriber pays a fee based on the total available capacity not on the capacity actually used. Private Line Services may be provided either as a Private or a Public Telecommunications Service.
"Value Added Services"
: Services characterized by: a) Adaptation in the form, content, code, protocol or any other representation of the data transmitted by a Subscriber or User through the telecommunications Network without changing their content.