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common carrier

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  In a telecommunications context, a telecommunications company that holds itself out to the public for hire to provide communications transmission services. Note: In the United States, such companies are usually subject to regulation by federal and state regulatory commissions.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Common Carrier

  In a telecommunications context, a telecommunications company that holds itself out to the public for hire to provide communications transmission services. Note: In the United States, such companies are usually subject to regulation by federal and state regulatory commissions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Common Carrier