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The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Broadband infrastructure" means networks of deployed telecommunications equipment and technologies necessary to provide high-speed internet access and other advanced telecommunications services.
(2) "Commission" means the Washington utilities and transportation commission.
(3) "District commission" means the governing board of a public utility district.
(4) "Retail telecommunications services" means the sale, lease, license, or indivisible right of use of telecommunications services or telecommunications facilities directly to end users.
(5) "Telecommunications" has the same meaning as defined in RCW 80.04.010.
(6) "Telecommunications facilities" means lines, conduits, ducts, poles, wires, cables, crossarms, receivers, transmitters, instruments, machines, appliances, instrumentalities and all devices, real estate, easements, apparatus, property, and routes used, operated, owned, or controlled by any entity to facilitate the provision of telecommunications services.
(7) "Wholesale telecommunications services" means the provision of telecommunications services or telecommunications facilities for resale to an entity that provides retail telecommunications services.


Short title2021 c 294: See note following RCW 54.16.330.
Findings2000 c 81: See note following RCW 53.08.005.
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