Non-Discrimination and Interconnection Obligations
Nondiscrimination and Interconnection Policy
Statement Addressing Nondiscrimination and Interconnection Obligations
February 03, 2011
NATCO Communications, Inc. (NATCO Communications) currently adheres to the FCC's Internet Policy Statement (FCC 05-151), adopted August 5, 2005, or any subsequent ruling or statement and has existing interconnection obligations pursuant to being a common carrier and a participant in the NECA tariff.
NATCO Communications currently connects broadband Internet customers residing in served areas in a non-discriminatory manner to the public Internet; allowing lawful Internet content and applications without giving preference to any singular application or the content of one specific provider.
NATCO Communications currently manages Internet traffic with routing practices only at IPV4 Layer 3 and manages bandwidth and content in a non-discriminatory manner so that no one user consumes all resources or can deploy network traffic that is disruptive or damaging to other users.
All network management practices and acceptable uses are posted on www.natconet.com/internet/acceptable_use.php, and are distributed to all broadband Internet users. Changes to network management practices and acceptable uses are communicated to subscribers by any reasonable means, including but not limited to, email, postal service, or publication.
NATCO Communications is a participant in the National Exchange Carrier Association (NECA) DSL Tariff, and is listed in NECA Tariff 4 as a carrier with central offices capable of providing DSL service, available to any Internet Service Provider (ISP) willing to make all technical and contractual arrangements necessary to provide service over broadband capable facilities. Broadband facilities constructed with proposed funds in the proposed service areas will be available to ISPs, subject to the existing NECA procedures.