Call Splashing Law and Legal Definition

Call splashing means “the transfer of a telephone call from one provider of operator services to another such provider in such a manner that the subsequent provider is unable or unwilling to determine the location of the origination of the call and, because of such inability or unwillingness, is prevented from billing the call on the basis of such location.” [47 CFR 64.708; Title 47-Telecommunication; Chapter I-Federal Communications Commission; Subchapter B-Common Carrier Services; Part 64-Miscellaneous Rules Relating To Common Carriers; Subpart G-Furnishing Of Enhanced Services And Customer-Premises Equipment By Bell Operating Companies; Telephone Operator Services]