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 Readers Make Calls On Phones

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Readers Make Calls On Phones, Exit Polls

November 11, 2004

By Tim Hanrahan And Jason Fry

In Monday's column we looked at how the exit-poll controversy had (unfairly) become a referendum on blogs. We also looked at the dwindling fortunes of the traditional phone call, now being shoved aside by e-mail and instant messaging.

Dave Friedman writes: I basically side with your take on the issue of phone use in the age of e-mail, but I admit I use the phone more now than I used to. The reason is about a year ago I got VOIP service with Vonage and my calls to friends in LA, London, & Geneva became incredibly cheap. My wife's family is half-Turkish, and when she calls Istanbul her relatives are always asking her if she needs to get off the phone, because they still live in the world of circuit-based telephony. We, of course, pay about 10 cents a minute to Istanbul, and less to Western Europe.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:17:29 EST
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 Easiest Way To Save $200 This Month

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November 11, 2004

By Meghan Foye

What's it gonna be? Those great-fitting Banana Republic jeans on sale or getting your oil changed? If you're like us, most of the time you'll take the chance that the car won't break down. But, if you know where to cut back, you can be a responsible adult and still look hot.

TOO HIGH BILL: Shopping
INSTEAD OF: Paying full price, period
TRY: Buying that full-price dress, but when it goes on sale in a few weeks, ask for a price adjustment. Major stores such as Gap will give you the difference on time within 14 days of purchase. Or go online: Overstock.com has amazing bargains on furniture and clothes. We found a bright-red, comfy-looking couch for only $629.99, with a measly $2.95 shipping fee.
SAVINGS: $5 and up

TOO HIGH BILL: Online Shopping
INSTEAD OF: Buying clothes or other items directly from the website
TRY: Registering at Ebates.com, an “affiliate” site that gives you cash back on purchases. Instead of buying directly from Target.com, make your purchase through Ebates.com. They take a small part of the commission they receive for referring you, then give you the rest. (You typically get 3 percent for Gap.com and OldNavy.com, and 4 percent for Target.com purchases.) Every three months, the site will mail you a check.
SAVINGS: $6, if you buy $150 worth of stuff and get a 4 percent rebate

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:15:37 EST
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 FCC Applauded For Exempting Vonage From State Public Utility Regulation

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TMC’s Rich Tehrani Applauds FCC For Exempting Vonage From State Public Utility Regulation

November 10, 2004

By Rich Tehrani

Norwalk, CT, [November 10, 2004] — Recently the FCC ruled on a petition from Vonage saying that they will not be subject to a patchwork of state regulations governing telephone companies. According to Rich Tehrani, Group Editor-in-Chief of leading trade magazine INTERNET TELEPHONY, although this is a grand first step, many questions and issues remain regarding VoIP Taxation and Regulation.

“The recent ruling on VoIP by the FCC is an excellent step in the right direction as one less regulatory cloud hangs over the industry. As a result, consumers will continue to have lower cost long-distance as well as enhanced services they do not enjoy today. The capital markets will have one less stumbling block to overcome when investing in the IP telephony market and competition will continue to flourish,” explained Tehrani.

Although all five commissioners were in agreement, Tehrani recognizes VoIP still has myriad hurdles it must overcome on its way to becoming the way the world communicates.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:12:16 EST
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 FCC Wants No State Strings Attached To VoIP

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FCC Wants No State Strings Attached To VoIP

November 10, 2004

By Jason Lopez

The Federal Communications Commission voted to strike down state regulation of VoIP services. The ruling is a step in a larger set of decisions on broadband services slated for spring of next year.

Specifically, the FCC said that Minnesota could not regulate Vonage's DigitalVoice VoIP service. The state's Public Utilities Commission had moved to regulate the digital telephony service by separating it into intrastate and interstate pieces. Through Vonage's case the FCC reiterated its authority to set rules for interstate communications.

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The FCC is nurturing the broadband industry in the U.S. One of the main items on its agenda is to clear the air surrounding conflicting state regulations of the Internet and broadband services. "The Commission sees today's decision as a pro-competitive play," said Mark Wigfield, spokesperson for the FCC's wireline competition bureau.
"The idea is that disparate state regulations slow the rollout of broadband services," he told NewsFactor. "When everyone is on the same page, the economics make more sense and it helps to encourage demand."

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:07:31 EST
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 FCC: States Can't Regulate Net Phones

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FCC: States Can't Regulate Net Phones Dozens Of Rules Are Too Many, The Agency Says. But Worries About 911 And Universal Service Remain

November 10, 2004

By Anne C. Mulkern

Washington - Phone calls made over the Internet cannot be regulated by states, the Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday.

By a 5-0 vote, the FCC said Internet-based phone service, called voice-over-Internet protocol or VoIP, should be free to grow without a "patchwork" of regulations put in place by 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Moreover, Internet-based service is not local, or even national in nature, commissioners said.

"The genius of the Internet is that it knows no boundaries. In cyberspace, distance is dead," FCC Chairman Michael Powell said. "Communication and information can race around the planet and back with ease."

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:04:30 EST
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 FCC Pulls Voice-Over Internet From States

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FCC Pulls Voice-Over Internet From States

November 10, 2004

U.S. regulators have moved to place the emerging voice over Internet phone services squarely under federal control.

The Federal Communications Commission granted a petition Tuesday by Vonage Holdings that its service be treated as interstate, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Although Minnesota's public utilities regulators had been seeking jurisdiction of the service, the FCC said that because customers could use the service from a cell phone anywhere in the world it was most naturally a federal rather than a state concern.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:01:06 EST
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 FCC Takes The Reins On VoIP

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FCC Takes The Reins On VoIP

November 10, 2004

By Staff

The US Federal Communications Commission has continued on the road towards taking a position on voice over IP services with a ruling that will see some VoIP regulated on the federal level, rather than by each of the US states.

The FCC said its ruling, which stated that Vonage Holdings Corp and some cable company VoIP services are not subject to state telecommunications regulation, "adds to the regulatory certainty the Commission began building" earlier this year.

But the two democrats on the Commission limited their support of the move to concurring and expressed frustration that the FCC is addressing VoIP in a "piecemeal" fashion, and that it has yet to have an overall VoIP strategy.

The FCC said that Vonage's DigitalVoice product "cannot practically be separated into intrastate and interstate components", meaning it should not be subject to potentially 51 different sets of regulation from the states and District of Columbia.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 22:57:27 EST
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 FCC Vote Is Good News For VOIP

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FCC Vote Is Good News For VOIP

November 10, 2004

By Ellen Muraskin

Tuesday's FCC vote exempting Vonage Holding Corp. from "traditional state public utility regulation" comes as no surprise and gives the VOIP (voice over IP) industry cause for celebration. In the decision, the commission stated that it—and not individual states—would decide which regulations apply to VOIP. The official order will be handed down in two weeks.

The FCC's five commissioners voted unanimously in favor of Vonage, with the two Democratic members, Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein, "concurring" but expressing some reservations about the regulatory decisions left unmade. These issues, including intercarrier compensation (fees paid between carriers for completing a subscriber's call); universal service fees to subsidize rural carriers, and emergency 911 services, are to be ironed out in the ongoing "IP-Enabled Services Proceeding." No deadline was given.

Even at this point, however, the ruling clears the way for existing VOIP service providers to continue their rollout into new markets. It encourages the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) incumbents who've launched VOIP services of their own. For business and residential customers, it portends a wide choice of providers and hot competition to differentiate based on customized services.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 22:54:21 EST
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 F.C.C. Takes On Oversight Of Internet Phone Services

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F.C.C. Takes On Oversight Of Internet Phone Services

November 10, 2004

By Stephen Labaton

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 - The Federal Communications Commission seized regulatory control over Internet-based telephone services on Tuesday by issuing an order that sharply limited the role of state regulators.

In a unanimous ruling, the commission said that Minnesota could not impose regulations on these services. That included a requirement that one of the leading companies in the field, Vonage, must offer to all Internet phone customers emergency 911 service similar to that offered by the traditional phone companies.

The decision, if upheld by a federal appeals court considering the matter, would set the precedent of limiting state regulators to issues of consumer fraud, general commercial law and state taxes. Regulators in Minnesota and New York were blocked by federal courts when they tried to require Vonage to be certified by the states and subject to the rules that govern traditional phone services.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 03:15:56 EST
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 Telecom Turnaround

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Telecom Turnaround

November 10, 2004

By Staff

The Bush Administration got off to a poky start on telecom policy, but Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell seems to be revving things up. The latest example is an Internet vote he won yesterday that has the potential to reshape the industry from the ground up.

At issue is a new technology known as Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VOIP. Put simply, VOIP allows consumers to place telephone calls over the Internet -- and it's growing like gangbusters. One of the leading providers, Vonage, requested that the FCC declare its product an "interstate service," and Mr. Powell won the votes to do exactly that.

Yesterday's ruling is the first time the FCC has exempted an Internet voice service from state regulation.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 03:13:39 EST
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