Definitions for "Customer Premise Equipment"
Any equipment -- such as telephones, computers, printers, video equipment or other items -- that a user can connect to a network.
Telecommunications equipment located at a customer site (relative to the telephone or telecommunications company).
Simply put customer premise equipment is the equipment that big company's that provide broadband services use;i.e., voice ports,channel banks, PBX's,Integrated Access Mulitplexers,etc. This is as opposed to subscriber premise equipment.