connecting arrangement

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In a communications network, such as a public switched telephone network, the arrangement in which equipment provided by the network, i.e., the common carrier, establishes the interconnection between (a) the equipment owned by the user, i.e., the customer or subscriber, and (b) the facilities of the common carrier. See alsocommon carrier, customer access, interconnection, network interface device, public switched telephone network, user.

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