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On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

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Internet Phone Service Wins FCC Ruling

November 10, 2004

By Rocky Scott

A Federal Communications Commission decision Tuesday barring states from regulating Internet telephone service drew quick praise from a company offering the service, Sprint officials and the Florida Public Service Commission.

"We're certainly pleased with the result," said Chris Murray, director of government affairs for Vonage Holdings Corp., a New Jersey company that offers voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) phone service.

Vonage sought the ruling after Minnesota state officials said they wanted to make Vonage subject to state regulations.

Vonage officials argued that, because the company was interstate in nature instead of intrastate, it should not be subject to state oversight. The FCC agreed with Vonage.

The ruling means Vonage and other companies that offer Voip will have more flexibility, less state regulatory interference and can respond quickly to customers needs and demands, said Murray.

Vonage began operating about two years ago. The company offers software that allows customers to use computer broadband connections like DSL and high-speed data service offered by cable television companies to transmit voice calls.

Vonage users in Tallahassee cannot use the 850 area code yet, but they can keep their old phone numbers in certain instances. Vonage service also is portable, because the modem used to move voice over the Internet can be plugged into any broadband outlet.

"It was a very good ruling," said Charles Davidson, a member of the Florida Public Service Commission. "By declaring Voip inherently interstate in nature, the FCC has taken the critical first step to ensure that this new dynamic technology will not be subject to a patchwork of 51 state-by-state regulations that could, in fact, kill the technology."

He said Florida's telecommunications law, passed in 1995, makes it clear that competition in the industry should be encouraged.

Davidson said companies such as Vonage, which offers its service for a flat fee of about $25 per month, represent "a huge threat to existing phone companies ... and, for consumers, that's a good thing."

James Fisher, a spokesman for Sprint, which provides local phone service for the Tallahassee area, said the FCC decision Tuesday was helpful, though it covered only one of a number of issues that need to be addressed as Voip service grows.

"What they (the FCC) have not addressed is the bigger issue of whether Voip should be considered an information service or a telecommunications service," he said.

Information services are treated more like Internet services, Fisher said, while telecommunications services are more subject to state and federal regulation because of the need for compatibility among services and providers.

Murray said the chief advantage Vonage has over more traditional services is that it is an applications industry, not a hardware industry.

He said traditional phone companies have spent huge amounts of money building telecommunications networks, while companies like Vonage can use only software to take advantage of those networks.

The result, Murray says, is much cheaper phone service for the consumer.



 
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