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President Obama Has VoIP Glitch

Apparently, President Obama had some VoIP glitches when he attempted to tried to steal some of the Republican Iowa Caucuses' spotlight last night via a live address to his Democratic supporters over the Internet. The video teleconference had sporadic audio...

FCC Proposes Applying Net Neutrality to Carriers' Wireless Networks

Today, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowsk said that wireless carriers shouldn't be allowed to block certain types of Internet traffic flowing over their networks. This has huge implications for the VoIP industry, since as I wrote last week, AT&T blocks...

sipgate vs. T-Mobile Round II

Thilo Salmon of sipgate, makers of a SIP-based client that works on the Apple iPhone, wrote me today regarding sipgate vs. T-Mobile Round II, which was soundly won today by sipgate after a German court issued a preliminary injunction...

Comcast Censors some Internet Applications

Last week I ranted about censorship of the word "God" in a promotion of The Ten Commandments movie of all things. Today, I'm going to continue that theme with an unbelievable story of how Comcast is blocking BitTorrent, a popular...

AT&T Delaying Deployment of Competitors' fiber lines?

Connecticut's Public Utiltiy Control could impose rewards or penalties that level the playing field for telecom and cable providers of voice and broadband service who say the owners of utility poles have been unfairly delaying utility pole connections for fiber-optic cable....

FCC adopts video franchise rules and overrules states that allow rural phone companies to block VoIP

Some interesting news from the FCC with regards to net neutrality, as well as VoIP. The FCC today adopted a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that establishes rules and provides guidance to implement Section 621(a)(1) of...

Nothing But Net -- As in Net Neutrality Goes Mobile; Works For Me!

Now here is an idea whose time has surely come -- net neutrality for mobile phones! According to this report, we the gadget-consuming, mobile phone crazy consumer just aren't getting a fair deal from the wireless service providers. Think about...

Pure VoIP vs. Telephone and Cable VoIP

VoIP.com wrote an interesting article put out as a press release on PRWeb.com. Titled "Pure VoIP Vs. Telecom VoIP: Guidance from VoIP.com", the article takes a position that pure VoIP players such as Vonage, Packet8, SunRocket, etc. are a better...

VoIP Quality from bad to worse

Brix Networks, a company that develops monitoring tools for service providers, analyzed data it gathered from a Web site it created a couple of years ago called TestYourVoIP.com. The site does a bandwidth test and allows consumers to test the...

Amazon, Google, Yahoo, eBay fight net neutrality with letter to Congress

Internet Titans Amazon, Google, Yahoo, eBay, and IAX/InterActiveCorp joined together in writing a letter to Congressional Senators expressing their concerns about net neutrality. This is a clash of the titans for sure. Congress and the telecom/cable lobbyists on one side...

Video Franchise Fee Reform Bill Passes - Good news, Bad News

The U.S. House of Representative yesterday approved the Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 (H.R. 5252).  H.R. 5252 reforms the current video franchising regulations that have stifled competition in the video services market and have enabled cable companies...

John McCain pushes a la carte TV channels bill

Legislation was introduced today by Senator McCain to push forward a la carte TV programming. Personally, I'd like to have a la carte satellite TV programming, naked DSL or naked broadband cable, and a reliable VoIP service provider.Alas, I am...

Net Neutrality Bill Passes House Judiciary: 20-13

BREAKING! - Net Neutrality Bill Passes House Judiciary: 20-13.I'd be interested to know if this split along party lines or if one party was more in favor or the consumer over the big broadband carriers and Internet backbone providers.Or it...

CEO Heavyweights Weigh in on House Broadband Bill and net neutrality

Several CEO heavyweights weigh in on the new pending House broadband bill and how it may affect network neutrality with the following letter... We should all call our Congressman and tell them how we feel about this issue - whether...
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