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IPCCs Khalilian: CLECs Need to Embrace VoIP

Michael Khalilian, chairman and president with the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC), says that despite the fact that UNE-P is going away and CLECs clearly need to find new business models, CLECs as a whole are not investing in VoIP. CLECs really need to get out ahead of the curve and get into other access, […]

Product News

SNET DG ADDS INTRUSIVE OCN SERVICE TO PRODUCT LINE SNET Diversified Group (SNET DG), a provider of SS7 intelligent network and database services, has added the intrusive operating company number (OCN) service to its product line. The service helps carriers avoid unbillable calls by preventing call completion if the carrier does not have a billing […]

FCC Changes Deadline that Threatened VoIP Subscriber Cut-Off

The FCC on Friday morning extended the deadline for VoIP providers to gather subscribers’ acknowledgements that they might not have access to E911 calling.Commissioners moved the date from Aug. 29 to Sept. 28, giving providers some relief from the fear that thousands of VoIP subscribers stood to lose their service if they did not respond […]

Nuvio Asks Court to Void FCC 911 Order

Nuvio Corp., a provider of wholesale hosted PBX services, has filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia of the FCCs recent order requiring VoIP service providers to implement E911 services by the end of November. The company also has asked the court to expedite the schedule for consideration […]

FCC Creates VoIP E911 Task Force

As VoIP providers inch closer to the November deadline mandating E911 service for Internet calls, the FCC this created a task force on E911 enforcement. Kevin Martin, FCC chairman, said the FCC-NARUC Task Force on VoIP Enhanced 911 enforcement will include staff from the FCC and State Public Utility Commissions. Those members will work with […]

VoiceLog E911 Alert Released in Time for July 29 Deadline

Third-party verification provider VoiceLog LLC has released E911Alert, a service it says meets new FCC requirements for notifying VoIP users about the status of their E911 access. New rules go into effect on July 29 that require VoIP carriers connecting with the PSTN to notify subscribers of any limitations to their E911 service, including where […]

Intrado Deploys VoIP E911 in New York City

Service bureau Intrado Inc. said today it has deployed new infrastructure throughout New York City so VoIP service providers there can provide E911 service for their subscribers. Intrado says New York City is the starting point for a nationwide rollout of its FCC-compliant VoIP E911 solution.Intrados technology, V9-1-1 Mobility Service, lets VoIP operators route their […]

E911: Responding to VoIP’s Emergency

In the wake of the FCC decision to require VoIP service providers to offer E911 services, VoIP service providers have been facing an emergency themselves - one that will require fast response from the industry. The FCC gave VoIP providers 120 days - until October - to come up with a system that will deliver both the caller […]

TCS: VoIP Verify Meets FCCs E911 Mandate

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), which provides wireless data technologies to carriers, enterprise and government customers, today introduced its TCS VoIP Verify service. It gives VoIP subscribers through their operators the ability to dial a predefined number, such as “933,” from their VoIP phones to determine the availability and extent of emergency services coverage from the caller’s […]

VoIP Providers Slam FCC E911 Decision

VoIP service providers and industry members attacked the FCC’s May 19 order requiring VoIP operators to provide E911, saying the ruling sets up requirements that are impossible for the industry to meet within the timeframe set by the agency. Compliance with the rules must be within 120 days of the order’s publication in the Federal […]

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