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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
7600
 
Phraseology:

TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES — all employees — including installation, maintenance, repair and operation of telephone lines and systems, remote transmission sites, and central office switching equipment — including shop

Footnote:
This classification applies to Federal Communications Commission licensed telecommunications companies engaged in the provision of wireline, long distance, cellular, radio paging or mobile radio services for customers on a fee basis. This classification also applies to Internet Service Providers that provide internet connectivity using telecommunications infrastructure.

Federal Communications Commission licensed companies engaged in the provision of cable or satellite television services or internet connectivity using cable or satellite infrastructure shall be classified as 7606, Cable or Satellite Television Companies.

The contract installation of aerial lines for telephone, television, communication, data, fire alarm and similar low voltage or fiber optic networks shall be classified as 7601, Aerial Line Construction.

The contract installation or repair of telecommunications equipment shall be classified as 5193, Computer or Telephone System or Equipment Installation, Service or Repair.

The contract installation of low voltage communications cabling within buildings for voice or data transmission and the contract splicing of fiber optic cables at ground level shall be classified as 5195, Communications Cabling.

The contract installation of cables underground, including trenching and placing of conduit, shall be classified as 6325, Conduit Construction.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$6.17New/Renewal
7/1/2017$6.36New/Renewal
1/1/2017$6.89New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES — all employees — including installation, maintenance, repair and operation of telephone lines and systems, remote transmission sites, and central office switching equipment — including shop

Footnote:
This classification applies to FCC licensed telecommunications firms engaged in the provision of wireline, long distance, cellular, radio paging or mobile radio services for customers on a fee basis.

Contractors performing services for telecommunications companies shall be separately classified.

1/1/2017
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