Interstate Communication Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 47 USCS § 153 (22), [Title 47. Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radiotelegraphs; Chapter 5. Wire or Radio Communication; General Provisions] the term interstate communication or interstate transmission means “communication or transmission (A) from any State, Territory, or possession of the United States (other than the [Philippine Islands and] the Canal Zone), or the District of Columbia, to any other State, Territory, or possession of the United States (other than [the Philippine Islands and] the Canal Zone), or the District of Columbia, (B) from or to the United States to or from [the Philippine Islands or] the Canal Zone, insofar as such communication or transmission takes place within the United States, or (C) between points within the United States but through a foreign country; but shall not, with respect to the provisions of title II of this Act [47 USCS §§ 201 et seq.] (other than section 223 thereof [47 USCS § 223]) include wire or radio communication between points in the same State, Territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia, through any place outside thereof, if such communication is regulated by a State commission.”