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XBox requires e911?

This morning I wrote about the congressional hearing discussing a draft of legislation to create a statutory framework for Internet Protocol and Broadband Services.I didn't have time to listen to the entire hearing and comment on all of it, so...

Nuvio files emergency stay on FCC e911 deadline and rules

A Reply Brief in support of Emergency Motion for Partial Stay was filed today by Nuvio and other appellants with the U.S. Court of Appeals DC Circuit to prevent the FCC e911 rules to go into effect on November 28th....

FCC screws the VoIP industry AGAIN!

After the recent Senate action forcing the FCC to back down from cutting off access to VoIP subscribers, it appears the FCC has found a new hoop for the VoIP service providers to jump through, which I will explain in...

Senate trumps the FCC on e911 rules

The Senate has put the FCC deadline on hold with a piece of legislation passed late yesterday. Boy, with Democrats calling for an unusual closed session to talk about investigating pre-war intelligence, and all the partisan bickering, it's a wonder...

Vonage uses Covergence for e911

I had a conference call last week with Covergence, about their pending announcment with Vonage that explains that Covergence is the company that powers Vonage's e911 service. Covergence is an interesting company that has been stealthily flying under the VoIP...

AT&T solves 911?

AT&T says it has solved the nomaic 911 problem. Yeah, we've heard that one before. Nevertheless, AT&T claims it has solved the issue of VoIP users that call 911 from hotels and other remote locations.AT&T's nomadic solution, called Heartbeat, tracks...

Vonage's 9-3-3 service

Vonage rolled out their 9-3-3 service which is simply a verification of whether or not you've enabled 9-1-1 on your Vonage line. This way you don't have to dial 9-1-1 and see if the police/fire/ambulance show up at your door...

FCC extends e911 deadline again!

BREAKING News! As I predicted, the FCC would extend the deadline. The FCC said the deadline would be extended to Sept. 28 for the providers to get their acknowledgments. If by that time a provider still has not received confirmation...

FCC e911 - Countdown to VoIP Armageddon

The FCC extended the e911 deadline once already with its due date now August 29th - that's four days away. That's this Monday! IP Inferno reminded me with today's blog post (been having Google Talk on the brain I guess).I've...

Dash911 911 Service

Dash911 will soon be rolling out nationwide (e)911 for VoIP, designed for small VoIP providers. According to Dask911, "incorporating E911 into your VoIP offering can be difficult and expensive if you aren't a CLEC or ILEC. Signing up with a...

FCC Announces e911 Extension

I just received a tip that the FCC announced a 30 day extension of its e911 rules. The FCC has stated that it will not initiate any action until August 30, 2005 against any provider of VoIP service. (This...

FCC Task Force e911

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the creation of a task force made up of federal and state officials that will help enforce 911 requirements for VoIP providers.According to the FCC report, FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin created an FCC-NARUC...

PC Magazine Reports on FCC e911 deadline

I wondered two days ago in my Vonage E-911 Warning Message how long before the MSM (main stream media) including any mainstream technology publications would catch onto the looming July 29th FCC e911 acknowledgement deadline.Didn't take them very long!...

Vonage e911 Warning Message

I promised in my "Vonage e-911 Warning" blog entry that I would try to post a voice message from Vonage regarding their "requirement" to acknowledge their e911 rules/limitation/notice. So here it is in MP3 format. Take a listen.I'm just surprised...

Vonage e-911 Warning

I received a voice message from Vonage last night stating I needed to go to their website and acknowledge the e-911 rules or else I would be disconnected from the Vonage service. I didn't play the message - my wife...

Surrender to E911 or lose your VoIP calling Privileges

I just received another email from Packet8 that is a bit disturbing and could have MAJOR implications for the VoIP industry. Here's an excerpt:Please review the content of this email in its entirety and, when you have finished, click on...

FCC e911 Violation Fines

According to Mark Wigfield, Press contact, FCC Wireline Competition Bureau, here are the FCC fines for e911 violations.For common carriers, the Commission may impose $130,000 per violation or per day of a continuing violation to a maximum of $1.325 million...

FCC Decision on e911 Announced

David Sims, a TMC columnist and TMC blogger has the the scoop on the FCC's decision to force all VoIP providers to provide e911 access within 120 days.check it out. ...

FCC e911 Requirement

Analysts are predicting that the Federal Communications Commission will require all VoIP providers doing business in the U.S. to offer e911 service to their customers. They are also predicting that the FCC will force the phone companies to grant full...

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin to Address 911

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin has asked his staff to address the difficulty VoIP carriers have providing their customers with access to emergency 911 services.Mr. Martin told a House subcommittee on Tuesday that he asked his staff to develop...

FCC names Kevin Martin New Chairman

According to the Wall Street Journal, Kevin Martin will be named the new chairman. This comes as no surprise since he was been the frontrunner for several reasons - not the least of which is that he would not...

FCC Probes Blocking of VoIP Phone Calls

The Washinton Post is reporting that the FCC is probing the blocking of Internet phone callsAccording to the Washington Post, the federal government is looking into allegations that as many as 200 people who switched from traditional telephone service to...

FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy to Address Hill Forum to Address E9-1-1 Implementation and Federal Funding Shortage

Some quick interesting news to share... For Immediate Release Contact: Gregory L. Rohde Feb. 3, 2005 202-292-4603 glr@e911institute.org FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy to Address Hill Forum to Address E9-1-1 Implementation and Federal Funding Shortage Washington, D.C. FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy...

FCC Exempts VoIP from state rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted today to exempt Internet-based phone companies (Internet Telephony or VoIP) from state regulation, making Voice over Internet to fall under federal jurisdiction - a major victory for the VoIP industry. With the FCC having jurisdiction...

FCC's Michael Powell and VoIP Regulation

FCC Chairman Michael Powell FCC Chairman Michael Powell said Tuesday that he would seek broad regulatory authority for the federal government over Voice over Internet telephone services to avoid stifling the VoIP market. Powell told an audience at an...
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