Acronym Guide - R

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RADSL - Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line

RAF - Remote Areas Fund

RAN - Radio Access Network

RAO - Responsible Accounting Officer

RBBD - Rate Band Buy Down

RBE - Rural Broadband Experiment

RBOC - Regional Bell Operating Company

RCC - Radio Common Carrier

RDI - Remote Defect Indication

RDT - Remote Digital Terminal

REA - Rural Electrification Administration

RED - Rapid Early Detection

RFA - Regulatory Flexibility Act

RFP - Request For Proposal

RHC - Regional Holding Company

RHCC - Rural Health Care Corporation

RHCP - Rural Health Care Provider

RHD - Rural Health Care Division of USAC

RLEC - Rural Local Exchange Carrier

RM - Restructure Mechanism

ROADM - Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexing

ROFR - Right of First Refusal

ROI - Return On Investment

RoR - Rate of Return

RPR - Resilient Packet Ring

RRQ - Revenue Requirement

RSA - Rural Service Area

RSM - Remote Switching Modules

RSO - Remote Switching Office

RSTP - Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1w)

RSTP - Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RFC 2326)

RSS - Remote Switching System

RTC - Rural Telephone Coalition

RTF - Rural Task Force

RUNI - Remote User Network Interface

RUS - Rural Utilities Service