Interconnection Agreements

Applying for approval of an interconnection agreement or amendment not previously approved
The interconnection agreement must have all pages sequentially numbered and be signed by both parties to the agreement. The application is to be filed in EFIS (Electronic Filing and Information System) as a new case submission, signed by an attorny licensed to practice law in Missouri, and must contain the following:

  • The legal names of the applicants.
  • The type of organization of the applicant.
  • Applicant's mailing address, electronic mail address, fax number and telephone number.
  • A statement that no annual report or assessment fees are overdue.
  • A statement that by signing this form, I hereby certify that neither I, nor any other members of this filing party, has had communications with a Commissioner, Commissioner Advisor, Regulatory Law Judge, member of the General Counsel or any member of their support team in the sixty (60) days prior to the filing date of this application regarding any substantive issue included in this filing. If any communication of this sort has occurred in the previous sixty (60) day period, I further certify this application was held until sixty (60) days have passed from the date of the subject communication, or we have requested a waiver for good cause as allowed by Commission Rule 20 CSR 4240-4.017(1)(D).

Adopting an approved interconnection agreement
The request can be made by either company by submitting a letter addressed to the commission's secretary in EFIS. The letter must contain the following:

  • The case number in which the adopted agreement was previously approved by the commission.
  • The tracking number or case number of any amendments the parties will adopt.
  • A copy of the signature page signed by both parties.
    • If both parties have not signed the signature page of the adoption the adopting company must file an application with the commission. The application is to be filed in EFIS as a new case submission, signed by an attorney licenced to practice law in Missouri and must contain the following:
      • The legal name of the applicant.
      • An explanation of the applicant's inability to obtain the other party's signature on the adoption.
      • A statement that no annual report or assessment fees are overdue.
      • Applicant's mailing address, electronic mail address, fax number and telephone number.
      • The type of organization of the applicant.
  • A statement that by signing this form, I hereby certify that neither I, nor any other members of this filing party, has had communications with a Commissioner, Commissioner Advisor, Regulatory Law Judge, member of the General Counsel or any member of their support team in the sixty (60) days prior to the filing date of this application regarding any substantive issue included in this filing. If any communication of this sort has occurred in the previous sixty (60) day period, I further certify this application was held until sixty (60) days have passed from the date of the subject communication, or we have requested a waiver for good cause as allowed by Commission Rule 20 CSR 4240-4.017(1)(D).

Terminating an interconnection agreement
The incumbent local exchange telecommunications company that is a party to any interconnection agreement that is terminated must submit a letter addressed to the commission's secretary in the case in which the agreement was approved notifying of the termination.

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