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Death of the PSTN a Major ITEXPO Topic in Austin, TX

In 1997 when TMC announced the launch of Internet Telephony Magazine – the world’s first publication on IP communications I met with dozens of skeptics who told me emphatically that the technology was a hobbyist toy and not something you...

FCC, Broadband, WiMAX and Ford Sync WiFi News and Analysis

FCC to Boost Rural Broadband In today's news, the FCC is looking at average Internet speeds in rural areas with the hopes of increasing them. Here is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article: Last week, Rep. Rick Boucher...

USF Benefits Who?

The San Jose Mercury News has an in-depth article on the Universal Service Fund with a slant on California and their particular funds. The article hints at abuse and discusses exactly who benefits from the fund. The biggest beneficiary is...

Phone Companies Get an FCC Spanking

A number of consumer advocacy groups and others have trying to encourage the FCC and government to put a stop to the consolidation of service providers that is taking place. They argue the old AT&T is being rebuilt and the...

Quoted Recently in Mass High Tech Journal

Here is a recent article on the Universal Service Find with a quote from Yours truly. The quote is on page 2 and it is below in bold:--------------"Our (and that of companies like Granite State) sustainability depends on the USF,"...

The USF Wants You!

At this point it is beyond ludicrous to have VoIP providers pay into the USF. VoIP is just an application. It makes much more sense to have broadband providers pay into the USF. I have mentioned this before and feel I...

Network Neutrality

Recently there have been many articles in major newspapers and trade magazines proclaiming we need network neutrality. This means that ISPs should be made to carry all types of content such as, video broadcasts, streaming radio and VoIP and should...

VoIP and the Universal Service Fund

There has been a good deal of buzz on the net regarding Kevin Martin's comments on forcing the VoIP industry to contribute to the Universal Service Fund (USF). There are many things that concern me with these comments. The USF...
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