Documents

Guidelines & Procedures for Submittal of Information to the ACTA for Inclusion in the Database of Approved Telephone Terminal Equipment and Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) Used with Advanced Communications Services (ACS), Including Voice-Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Telephones, Version 5.0

August 1, 2018

This document outlines the Administrative Council’s procedures for submitting TE information for inclusion in the centralized database of Part 68 equipment. Parties submitting information, whether they use the ACTA Online Filing (AOF) system or the TE Submission Form, are expected to be familiar with this document.

ACTA and Part 68 Review and Update, Responsible Party Code (RPC) Data Validation Program

April 1, 2011

A review and update of ACTA and Part 68 presented before the April 2011 Telecommunications Certification Board (TCB) Council Workshop with a major emphasis on the newly instituted Responsible Party Code (RPC) Data Validation Program.

Telephone Terminal Equipment (TTE) Submission Form Version 1.08

September 1, 2010

All parties sending TTE information to ACTA must complete all relevant sections of this form and submit it in electronic format to the ACTA Secretariat. An example of a SDoC submission as well as a detailed description of each line item is provided.

Waiver of Part 68 Related Technical Criteria

July 1, 2004

This paper details ACTA expectations regarding listing of waivered equipment in the ACTA Database of Approved Equipment.

An Overview of the Responsible Party’s Responsibility Following Part 68 Privatization

May 1, 2002

An informative presentation summarizing the responsibilities associated with Part 68 Responsible Parties.

TIA-168-C-1 March 21, 2016

Telecommunications Telephone Terminal Equipment Labeling Requirements Addendum 1, May 2018.

Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments Customer Information July 1, 2003

Effective September 1, 2002, Customer Information is required for Telephone Terminal Equipment (“TTE”) approved for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (“PSTN”), pursuant to 47 CFR §68.218(b)(1).
ACTA adopted the following technical criteria for Telephone Terminal Equipment (“TTE”). Equipment approved for connection to the public switched telephone network shall comply with all applicable rules and regulations of Part 68, and with the applicable technical criteria adopted by ACTA.

TIA-968-B-3 July 15, 2016

Telecommunications – Telephone Terminal Equipment – Technical Requirements for Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network – Addendum 3

TIA-968-B-2 March 20, 2015

Telecommunications – Telephone Terminal Equipment – Technical Requirements for Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network – Addendum 2

TIA-968-B-1 August 7, 2012

Telecommunications – Telephone Terminal Equipment – Technical Requirements for Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network (Addendum to TIA-968-B)

TIA-968-B September 22, 2009

Telecommunications – Telephone Terminal Equipment – Technical Requirements for Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network (Upgrade and Revision of TIA-968)

TIA-1096-A May 6, 2008

Telecommunications Telephone Terminal Equipment Connector Requirements for Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network