(IXC) A company allowed to handle long-distance calls following the break-up of the Bell system in the US by anti-trust regulators.
Local Exchange Carriers (LEC) are not allowed to handle long-distance traffic and Inter Exchange carriers are not allowed to handle local calls.
[noun in-ter-feys; verb in-ter-feys, in-ter-feys] /noun ˈɪn tərˌfeɪs; verb ˈɪn tərˌfeɪs, ˌɪn tərˈfeɪs/ noun 1. a surface regarded as the common boundary of two bodies, spaces, or phases. 2. the facts, problems, considerations, theories, practices, etc., shared by two or more disciplines, procedures, or fields of study: the interface between chemistry and physics. 3. a […]
- Interface agent
noun an intelligent agent that is intended to communicate with people, like a chatbot
- Interface analysis
testing A software test which checks the interfaces between program elements for consistency and adherence to predefined rules or axioms. (1996-07-09)
- Interface architect
An interface builder for Motif distributed by Hewlett-Packard (see UIMX).