Maine Revised Statutes

§9202. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW).]

1. Advanced communications technology infrastructure.  "Advanced communications technology infrastructure" means any communications technology infrastructure or infrastructure improvement that expands the deployment of, or improves the quality of, broadband availability and wireless service coverage.
[ 2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Authority.  "Authority" means the ConnectME Authority established in section 9203.
[ 2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Communications service.  "Communications service" means any wireline voice, satellite, data, fixed wireless data or video retail service.
[ 2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Communications service provider.  "Communications service provider" means:
A. Any entity offering communications service to customers in the State; or [2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW).]
B. Any facilities-based provider of wireless voice or data retail service that voluntarily chooses to be assessed by the authority pursuant to section 9211. [2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW) .]
5. Unserved or underserved area.  "Unserved or underserved area" means an area that the authority pursuant to section 9204-A, subsection 1 determines to meet criteria established by the authority by rule adopted pursuant to section 9205, subsection 3.
[ 2015, c. 284, §2 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 665, §3 (NEW). 2015, c. 284, §2 (AMD).