Telecommunications Technical Standard (Analogue Interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network - AS/ACIF S002:2005) 2005

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Telecommunications Technical Standard (Analogue Interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network — AS/ACIF S002:2005) 2005
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Standard under subsection 376 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
Dated 22nd December  2005
LYN MADDOCK
Acting Chair
 
 
C. CHEAH
Member
 
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Contents
                        1     Name of Standard                                                                                2
                        2     Commencement                                                                                  2
                        3     Objects of Technical Standard                                                              2
                        4     Definition                                                                                            2
                        5     Application of Technical Standard                                                         3
                        6     Standard for customer equipment                                                          3
 
  
  
1              Name of Standard
         (1)   This Technical Standard is the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Analogue Interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network — AS/ACIF S002:2005) 2005.
         (2)   This Technical Standard may also be cited as AS/ACIF S002–2005.
Note 1   The alternative citation mentioned in subsection (2) is the name by which the AS/ACIF Standard adopted by this Technical Standard under section 6 is usually cited. The AS/ACIF Standard was published in November 2005.
Note 2   The AS/ACIF Standard, as adopted by this Technical Standard, does not include any amendments made after the commencement of this Technical Standard. If amendments are made, the terms of this Technical Standard will differ from those of the AS/ACIF Standard unless the amendments are adopted by ACMA.
2              Commencement
                This Standard commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Objects of Technical Standard
                The objects of this Technical Standard are to:
                (a)    protect the integrity of telecommunications networks and facilities; and
               (b)    protect the health and safety of persons who:
                          (i)    operate a telecommunications network or facility; or
                         (ii)    work on a telecommunications network or facility; or
                         (iii)    use services supplied by means of a telecommunications network or facility; or
                        (iv)    are otherwise reasonably likely to be affected by the operation of a telecommunications network or facility; and
                (c)    ensure that customer equipment can be used to give access to an emergency call service; and
               (d)    ensure, for the purpose of the supply of a standard telephone service, the interoperability of customer equipment with a telecommunications network to which the equipment is, or is proposed to be, connected.
4              Definition
                In this Standard:
Act means the Telecommunications Act 1997.
AS/ACIF Standard means the Australian Standard/Australian Communications Industry Forum Standard: Analogue Interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (AS/ACIF S002:2005), published by the Australian Communications Industry Forum and Standards Australia International Limited in November 2005.
facility has the same meaning as in subsection 374 (2) of the Act.
public switched telephone network means a telecommunications network which enables a customer to establish a connection for voice frequency communication with another customer, either automatically or with operator assistance.
telecommunications network has the same meaning as in subsection 374 (1) of the Act.
Note   The following expressions used in this Technical Standard are defined in section 7 of the Act:
·     customer equipment
·     emergency call service
·     standard telephone service.
5              Application of Technical Standard
                This Technical Standard applies to customer equipment that is designed, or intended, for connection to an analogue public switched telephone network two-wire service.
6              Standard for customer equipment
The customer equipment to which this Technical Standard applies must comply with the AS/ACIF Standard.
 

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