(a) Every PSP, before offering any telephone service other than voiceless-facsimile service, shall obtain a certificate (COCOT or PSP certificate) from the Commission. A certificate is not required for provision of voiceless facsimile service.
(b) Application shall be made on a form specified by the Commission.
(c) Every holder of a COCOT or PSP certificate wishing to offer automated collect service shall first obtain specific additional authority from the Commission to do so. Application for additional authority shall be made on a form specified by the Commission. PSPs making initial application for PSP certification may request authority to offer automated collect service on the initial application.
(d) Every PSP is responsible for ensuring that the name which appears on the COCOT or PSP certificate also appears on all access line provider bills for lines installed pursuant to that certificate. The PSP is responsible for ensuring that the information which appears on its certificate is kept current.
(e) Copies of the COCOT or PSP certificate must be provided to the access line provider prior to the establishment of service.
(NCUC Docket No. P‑100, Sub 84, 3/28/86; 11/17/87; 2/8/88; 2/11/88; 10/11/88; 6/14/89; 6/16/89; 8/31/89; 1/12/90; 3/29/90; 7/2/96; NCUC Docket No. P-100, Sub 84a, 10/7/97.)