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What does LEC stand for?

LEC stands for Local Exchange Carrier (telephony)

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DSL providers, cable providers, incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC's), competitive local exchange carriers (CLEC'S), the remaining Building Centric Local Exchange Carriers (BLEC's), and comparative new comers such as the Gigabit Ethernet providers should all produce winners - only a better ouija board than I have will allow, any of- us to pick which providers will b the ultimate winners today.
CTE's primary operating segments are: Commonwealth Telephone Company ("CT"), the nation's seventh largest publicly held independent local exchange carrier, which has been operating in various rural Pennsylvania markets since 1897; and, CTSI, LLC ("CTSI"), a local exchange carrier operating in competitive markets outside CT's territory, that formally commenced operations in 1997.
CTE's primary operating segments are: Commonwealth Telephone Company ("CT"), the nation's eighth largest publicly held independent local exchange carrier, which has been operating in various rural Pennsylvania markets since 1897; and, CTSI, LLC ("CTSI"), a local exchange carrier operating in competitive markets outside CT's territory, that formally commenced operations in 1997.
NEW YORK -- Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC) will experience escalating operational pressures such as competitive entry, technological substitution, weak service demand, and inconsistent regulatory policies, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.
The report, 'Telecom Access Reform: Widespread Support May be Impossible,' is a supplement to a Fitch Ratings special report titled 'The Potential VoIP Effect on the Local Exchange Carrier Industry,' released May 2004.
the "Company" or "MIG") (currently traded as: OTCPK:MTRM - Common Stock and OTCPK:MTRMP - Preferred Stock), the owner of interests in various communications and media businesses in Russia, Eastern Europe and the Republic of Georgia, today announced that its Russian telephony subsidiary, PeterStar, has entered into transactions permitting it to acquire 80% of the outstanding shares of Pskov City Telephone Network ("PGTS"), an incumbent local exchange carrier in North-West Russia.