CLECs can receive assistance from their CenturyLink Sales and Service Team when establishing Points of Interface (POIs). To do this, CLECS need to be familiar with the following Interconnection options: Entrance Facility, Collocation (Virtual or Physical), Mid-Span Meet POI, and any other technically feasible option. You also need to know about certain options related to specific interconnection options.
A CLEC must establish a POI using one of the Network Interconnection options in your Interconnection Agreement. LIS Trunking is then ordered to the specific CenturyLink switch to exchange traffic.
Letís study each of the interconnection options in detail.