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Im trying to add
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DWSupport Posted:
After recent
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4th and 5th of
Nov. E-mails with
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peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
Hospital in Ajax,
Ontario to my home
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
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TELLDOUG Posted:
I am looking for a
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louder so I can
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On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

HildBeft Posted:
You can recollect
password by
connecting the
router to your pc
and open the
browser
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On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

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Great tips..
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On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

massrman Posted:
The devices are
available at
different price
margins , please
share your
estimated
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On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:48:03

massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
commonly used SIP
PBX interops and
their
configuration
guides,
...

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On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:37:45

Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
W52p phone for
vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
...

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On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01

James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
looking for a good
Sip Trunking
provider in
Canada. they
should offer
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Ottawa — The possible regulation of on-line telephone services will be on the table in a review that begins Tuesday by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, hearings that could help shape the direction of Canada's telecommunications industry — and the commission itself.

The CRTC is poised to determine how — or if — it will regulate the fledgling voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) industry, which has the potential to slash telephony prices, attract a horde of new Internet users, and lead to an overhaul of the lucrative telecommunications services industry.

The three days of hearings, which will include appearances and submissions from most of the Canadian industry's key players, will likely operate on a series of levels, industry experts say. Most of the discussion will largely revolve around whether regulating the nascent industry would qualify as sound public policy. A second level will be about the efficacy of national regulators and other government bodies trying to enforce and control the Internet-based world.

And then there is expected to be the subtext about the federal broadcast regulator itself. If the CRTC decides it is unable to effectively regulate Voip — and many other technologies in the digital age — then the commission's ability to do its job in the electronic era may be called into question.

“It's time the CRTC should just recognize that they're in the way,” said Eamon Hoey, senior partner at telecommunications consulting firm Hoey Associates Inc. of Toronto. “They've got to recognize that the world is moving at a much faster pace.”

Many key telecom players — including large players such as BCE Inc. of Montreal and Telus Corp. of Burnaby, B.C., which have the most to lose from unregulated Voip — agree with U.S. Federal Communications Commission head Michael Powell that regulators should let the market rule. The telecom industry, including the cable television players, is already increasingly unregulated, although the commission still controls the prices of local services sold by the former monopolies on their home turfs.

The former monopolies, such as Telus and BCE's Bell Canada, still control the vast majority of the local telephone services market, and Voip threatens to make it a free-for-all. Voip companies such as Primus Telecommunications Canada and Vonage Canada Inc. are challenging the incumbents with cut-rate plans and other aggressive strategies.

“There's no doubt it's the wave of the future,” Mary Anne DeMonte-Whelan, president of Delan Group of Toronto, said of VoIP.

In April, the CRTC issued its preliminary view of the Voip market, saying Internet-based local phone services should be regulated in the same way as their more traditional rivals.

Critics, however, say that would probably lead to a tilted playing field that would see the former monopolies regulated and their upstart rivals — which may be outside the scope of the commission — operating as they please.

But cable companies, such as Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc., say they'd like to use Voip to enter the local phone services market. Without regulations, they argue, the incumbent phone companies would be able to squeeze out competitors.



 
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