the intentional overhearing or recording of a telephonic or telegraphic
communication or a communication made by cellular radio telephone by a
person other than a sender or receiver thereof, without the consent of
either the sender or receiver, by means of any instrument, device or
equipment. The normal operation of a telephone or telegraph corporation
and the normal use of the services and facilities furnished by such
corporation pursuant to its tariffs shall not be deemed wiretapping.
General Statutes § 53a-187 (a) (1) (applies to § 53a-188, Tampering with
Private Communications, and § 53a-189, Eavesdropping).