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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...

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!...

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...

Supreme Court Ruling Results in VoIP Blocking?

According to a Forbes article, the recent Supreme Court Ruling against a small Internet service provider called Brand X Internet will open the door to VoIP blocking. The Supreme Court ruled that cable operators don't need to share their broadband...

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 Chairman Resignation Letter

From Al Bredenberg's blog STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN MICHAEL K. POWELL ON LEAVING THE COMMISSION Today, I sent a letter to the President thanking him for the incredible privilege of chairing the Federal Communications Commission during his first term. With...

Nuvio FCC Filing Advocates CALEA Guidelines For VoIP Providers

A couple of weeks ago Nuvio urged the FCC to keep broadband providers from tampering with third-party VoIP phone service providers riding on their broadband pipes. Specifically, Nuvio Corp., a private-label VoIP provider, wants the FCC to prohibit cable providers/MSOs,...

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 Gives me and VoIP Industry a Birthday Gift

Happy Birthday to me The FCC is expected to rule today in favor of the Internet phone service providers, such as Vonage, AT&T CallVantage, Packet8, etc. taking jurisdiction away from the states. This is a major MAJOR victory for...

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...

FCC Fiber Decision for the Bells

I was watching the news last night when the news anchor stated that an FCC ruling came down that the FCC had granted the regional Bell companies relief from having to lease their fiber networks to competitors at regulated rates....

FCC lets TiVo share digital TV shows equals empty football stadiums

Well, the Federal Communications Commission gave the OK to let TiVo allow users to share and send digital broadcast shows over the Internet, but limited to just 9 TiVo"friends" or users. It uses a key to limit access to the...
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