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December 2, 2003

By Harry Berkowitz

Washington -- Federal Communications Commission chairman Michael Powell yesterday warned that heavy regulation could kill the emerging business of Internet-based telephone service.

"Regulatory medicine can be poison to an otherwise healthy technology," Powell said at the start of an FCC hearing on whether to impose rules, fees and taxes on the new services that exist on traditional phone services. "We want consumers to get the lower prices and innovation -- we don't want to mess it up," he added to reporters after the 1 1/2-hour forum.

The growth of Internet phone service, which is being offered for low, flat monthly fees by cable companies including Cablevision Systems Corp. and Time Warner Cable as well as independents such as Vonage Holdings, promises to shake up the $300 billion telecommunications industry with a new form of competition. It offers lower costs and greater flexibility to add features such as video conferencing and voice-enhanced online gaming, its providers say.

Powell said that rather than pursuing extensive regulation for the new technology, known as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), there seems to be a consensus forming to focus on four or five areas.

Those include the need to include emergency 911 service, give law enforcement agencies the ability to wiretap and trace calls, guarantee universal phone service and provide help to disabled phone users.

FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy, a Republican, said, "We need to move with a light touch." Some states, however, are worried that too light a touch will cost them billions of dollars.

California public utilities commissioner Carl Wood, representing the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, said that just because they use new technology, Voip providers should not be exempt from rules such as those requiring payments for access to traditional phone connections, saying that would hurt most consumers. In contrast, Florida public service commissioner Charles Davidson called for a "hands-off approach," saying it would help spur investment in the technology and create jobs.

FCC commissioner Michael Copps, who as one of two Democrats on the five-member FCC has opposed some initiatives by the deregulation-minded Powell, added the issue of backup power as a key one but did not voice strong opposition to the chairman's approach. Unlike traditional phone services, Internet-based connections do not carry their own source of power to homes, and so shut down in a blackout.

Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein, a Democrat, acknowledged the need to avoid actions that could "choke off this new technology in its crib" but called for the goals to become rules, saying "hands-off treatment could mean we are undermining the safety of consumers, law enforcement and national security."

Representatives of the industry said companies offering Voip are voluntarily moving toward meeting the key goals -- driven in part by market forces -- and so do not need to be forced. They announced a new timetable for complying with 911 requirements.

Vonage chief executive Jeffrey Citron said if regulations are imposed on VoIP, other Internet services such as e-mail and instant messaging may be next.

"It's monopoly that calls out for regulation -- we don't have that here," ' said Tom Evslin, chief executive of Voip provider ITXC and chairman of a coalition of Voip providers.

The FCC's task has been complicated by conflicting court decisions on regulating VoIP.



 
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