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On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

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Telecom: Internet Telephony Revives Split Among Telecom Firms

July 7, 2004

By Drew Clark

The battle to deregulate Internet telephone calls has
re-awakened dormant disagreements between regional Bell
companies and their telecommunications and cable industry
competitors, as each side gently presses for rival legislation to pre-empt action by state regulators.

Both sides agree that states should play a much-diminished role in regulating their industries. Internet telephone companies like Vonage have pushed for Congress to pre-empt statepublic-utilities commissions from regulating
voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) services.

Bell competitors like Covad and AT&T have joined that fight and on Wednesday told a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee that they support such a deregulatory measure, H.R. 4129.

In recent months, lobbyists for the Bell companies have cited Voip as an example of the type of disruptive technology demonstrating that the nation's telecom laws are outdated and in need of a touch-up, if not outright surgery.
But testifying before the Telecommunications and Internet
Subcommittee on Wednesday, a BellSouth executive and the CEO of a rural exchange carrier said passing the legislation would undercut the momentum necessary to rewrite the 1996 Telecommunications Act.

"Legislation should not address only a single application such as VoIP, as Congress will, if this approach is taken, surely wind up having to legislate on each flavor of new communications technology," said Margaret Greene, the president of regulatory and external affairs for BellSouth.
For rural carriers like Great Plains Communications that obtain extensive revenues from the universal service fund to guarantee telecom service to all Americans, passage of the bill could be dire unless it resolves whether Voip companies must pay fees when they connect Internet callers to the traditional, circuit-switched telephone network.

"In the haste to jump on the Voip bandwagon, Congress must guard against legislation that has the potential to ravage the underlying networks that carry not only Voip but every other form of telecommunications service," Great Plains CEO Michael Jensen said.

Traditional Bell companies instead favor a competing bill, H.R. 4757. It would eliminate pervasive regulatory distinctions between communications technologies -- like the legal line between cable modems and digital subscriber lines (DSL) that offer high-speed Internet access -- and pre-empt all state regulation in the field.

"It just seems to me that a comprehensive, rather than a
piecemeal, rewrite would better serve the customer," Green said.

Thomas Rutledge, the chief operating officer of Cablevision
Systems, and Ronald Vidal, the group vice president of Level 3 Communications, which operates 23,000 miles of fiber-optic cables, took the side of the Bell competitors that want quick action targeted at VoIP.

Rutledge and Vidal said they see no reason to delay action on the narrower measure in favor of broader reforms, and Vidal dismissed arguments that Voip service is straining the universal service fund.



 
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