Verizon: VoIP is VoIP

Verizon Communications Inc. has asked the FCC to regulate all VoIP services and providers not just over-the-top companies such as Vonage Holdings Corp. on an interstate basis. Such a move would override state authority. It also could impact the rules governing how competitors interconnect with incumbents networks Verizons proposal comes as part of its continued […]

FCC to Open Proceeding on VoIP Regulation

FCC Chairman Michael Powell has announced plans to look at how to regulate Internet-based phone companies such as Vonage Holdings Corp. and 8×8 Inc. “We have actually the accelerated the timetable on this” notice of public rulemaking, said FCC spokesman Richard Diamond Friday. In recent months, state public service commissions have started investigating how to […]

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