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Loop Qualification and Raw Loop Data - CLEC Job Aid

Course Description

This job aid provides CLECs with guidance on the appropriate use of IMA Loop Qualification Tools, the IMA Raw Loop Data Tool, and the Wire Center Raw Loop Data Tool for Loop Qualifications. This job aid may also be used as a guide for the qualification of DSL. The tools described in this job aid support the pre-order functions for 2/4 wire non-loaded loops, Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Loop (ADSL) compatible loops, Integrated Switched Digital Network (ISDN) Basic Rate Interface (BRI) capable loops, xDSL-I capable loops, Line Sharing, Line Splitting, Loop Splitting, and Shared Distribution Loops.

Note: This job aid does not contain information for HICAP Service requests or Design Service requests (see the IMA User's Guide).

Course Objectives

While using this job aid you will be able to:

  • Describe the terms of Facility Availability, Loop Qualification and Raw Loop Data
  • Describe the likes and differences of Loop Qualifications and Raw Loop Data queries
  • Navigate the IMA Loop Qualification tools, and Raw Loop Data tools
  • Obtain Raw Loop Data from the Wire Center and IMA Raw Loop Data Tools



The target audience for this job aid is primarily CLECs and External Customers.

Course Registration

It is not necessary to register to obtain and use this job aid. Please click on the link below to download the job aid.

Loop Qualification and Raw Loop Data - CLEC Job Aid