• Call to US
  • +1-888-795-2770 (US)
  • Call to Go4customer Call Center in India
  • +91-120-6619505(India)
Glossary

What is Interexchange Carrier?

An Interexchange Carrier (IXC) is a telecommunication company that offers connections between local exchanges in various geographic areas. IXCs are generally referred to as long distance carriers.

Interexchange Carrier is a U.S. legal and regulatory term commonly used by telecommunication companies for long distance telephone companies. IXCs offer local access and transport area services in accordance to the Telecommunication Act of 1996.

An IXC is often defined as a carrier that provides inter-LATA communication, where LATA stands for local access and transport area. From a telephone user’s point of view, a long-distance company does not manage calls that do not have supplementary tolls. Calls made across telephone circuits within a local geographic area covered by a local network are managed only by that one LATA, which is commonly called a local telephone exchange. Local calls are typically described as connections made without additional charge regardless of the fact whether the connected call is in the same LATA or connects to another LATA. The term “Inter-LATA” typically refers to rated or toll calls between LATA in the interior of state boundaries.

An IXC transmit traffic, typically voice traffic, between different telephone exchanges. Usually, different exchanges cover different geographic locations which are connected as distinct central offices (Cos). Central offices are also known as wire centers.

Initially, IXCs carried voice traffic on analog lines. In recent times, voice traffic has become largely digitalized. Now it is more of a data stream that can be blended with data traffic like uplinks for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL). Generally, links between IXCs and COs are Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) links, which are carried on optical fiber.

For voice traffic transmission, IXCs use Soft switches, software code, which applies Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and error correction.

Resource Library

An insight into Call Center Outsourcing

Global enterprises strive to attain service excellence so that they can stay ahead in a competitive environment.

Download Now >

BSNL Augmented Business Performances with Go4customer

TBharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) started its operation and installed Quality Telecom in the nation.

Click here to Read >

Getit infomedia optimized business performance with Go4customer.com

GetIt Infomedia is a leading digital supermarket in India

Click here to Read >

Blogs

What does great Customer Service mean to you?

<p align="center"><em>What is great customer service to you? Is it offering prompt resolutions to customers’ requirements? Or is it meeting ....

Read more>>

The Paramountcy of Personal Touch in Chat Support Service

<p>In a world where several thousand businesses are hovering the internet, it is an onerous task to establish your company’s name separate from the crowd. Some do it by off....

Read more>>

Our Esteemed Clientele

  • MSME logo
  • Manrega logo
  • GIL Company logo
  • BSNL Company logo
  • NMEICT Company logo
  • hudco Company hudco
  • Relaxo Comapany logo
  • NSEZ Company logo
  • Gail logo
  • MTNL logo
  • timex logo
  • BPCL Company logo
  • HPCL Company logo
  • IOCL Company logo
  • one97 logo
  • AIIMS Company logo
  • Power-Grid logo
Rating and Reviews – Call Center Go4customer.com is rated 4.7/5 in 19 reviews on Sitejabber.com.
|
Copyright © 2018 All rights Reserved at Cyfuture India Pvt. Ltd.