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2005 Florida Statutes

Rates to be reasonable; performance of service; maintenance of telecommunications facilities.
Section 364.03, Florida Statutes 2005

364.03  Rates to be reasonable; performance of service; maintenance of telecommunications facilities.--

(1)  All rates, tolls, contracts, and charges of, and all rules and regulations of, telecommunications companies for messages, conversations, services rendered, and equipment and facilities supplied, whether such message, conversation, or service is to be performed over one company or line or over or by two or more companies or lines, shall be fair, just, reasonable, and sufficient, and the service rendered to any person by any telecommunications company shall be rendered and performed in a prompt, expeditious, and efficient manner. The telecommunications facilities furnished by a telecommunications company shall be safe and kept in good condition and repair; and its service shall be modern, adequate, sufficient, and efficient.

(2)  Every telecommunications company operating in this state shall provide and maintain suitable and adequate buildings and telecommunications facilities therein, or connected therewith, for the accommodation, comfort, and convenience of its patrons and employees.

(3)  Every telecommunications company shall, upon reasonable notice, furnish to all persons who may apply therefor and be reasonably entitled thereto suitable and proper telecommunications facilities and connections for telecommunications services and furnish telecommunications service as demanded upon terms to be approved by the commission.

History.--s. 3, ch. 6525, 1913; RGS 4395; CGL 6359; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 3, 32, ch. 80-36; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 6, 7, ch. 89-163; ss. 3, 48, 49, ch. 90-244; s. 4, ch. 91-429.