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 FCC To States: Hands Off VoIP

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FCC To States: Hands Off VoIP

November 9, 2004

By Charlotte Wolter

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) made it official today that voice over IP services are under federal jurisdiction only so-called federal preemption--and that states may not require VoIP services to meet their existing regulations for traditional telephone services.

Specifically, the commission ruled that Vonage Inc.'s Digital Voice service "is not subject to traditional state public utility regulation." The FCC ruling further stated "other types of IP-enabled services, such as those offered by cable companies, that have basic characteristics similar to DigitalVoice, would also not be subject to traditional state public utility regulation."

The commission based its decision on its power to preempt state regulations that "thwart or impede federal authority over interstate communications." States cannot require, as the State of Minnesota's Public Utilities Commission attempted to do, for example, that Vonage or other similar services obtain a certificate to offer service in the state.

One requirement of the Minnesota certificate was that Vonage offer emergency 911 service in the same way that TDM telephone companies do, which would have been impossible.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 02:15:51 EST
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 FCC Wants States To Let VoIP Be

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Hands-Off Ruling: FCC Wants States To Let VoIP Be

November 9, 2004

By Jeff Berman

In a decision with wide implications, the Federal Communications Commission ruled today that the VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service from Vonage, dubbed DigitalVoice, will not be required to follow state public-utility regulations.

The ruling puts VoIP service into the same category as other IP-based services offered by cable and DSL providers, such as email and Web access. As such, Vonage will not have to adhere to the state regulations that compel landline providers to pay for 911 services, apply for certification, and face rate oversight.

Vonage presented its case to the FCC because it had been at odds with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, which wanted the VoIP provider to register as a standard telephone provider.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 02:13:02 EST
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 FCC Ruling Lifts Vonage

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FCC Ruling Lifts Vonage, But Concerns Linger For VOIP

November 9, 2004

By Rex Crum

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- In what is considered a victory for Internet phone-service companies, the Federal Communications Commission ruled Tuesday that such services fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government and not individual states.

However, industry analysts say that the decision remains a very top-level one, and leaves at least some long-term issues unanswered.

The unanimous FCC decision ruled that Internet phone service offered by Vonage Holdings would be labeled as interstate service, and thus subjected to federal oversight. Vonage had been disputing a Minnesota state attempt to have so-called voice over Internet protocol, or VOIP, service treated as intrastate service that would fall under the regulations of each state's telecom guidelines.

The FCC ruling could have implications beyond Vonage's business: Consider cable television and phone companies, which are branching out to offer VOIP service.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:58:30 EST
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 FCC Further Deregulates Net Calls

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FCC Further Deregulates Net Calls

November 9, 2004

By Ben Charny

In a major win for the burgeoning Internet phone industry, a federal agency ruled Tuesday that some state telecommunications regulations do not apply to Vonage Holdings and similar providers.

The Federal Communications Commission ruled 3-2 that states are now barred from imposing telecommunications regulations on Internet phone providers, which treat calls no differently than any other application on the Internet. That class of operators includes Vonage Holdings, which asked the FCC for just such a designation in May, plus Verizon Communications, AT&T and dozens of other commercial Internet providers, according to those familiar with the FCC's thinking.

If anything emerged Tuesday from that decision, it was, as FCC Chairman Michael Powell put it, that "distance is dead." Existing federal, state and city phone regulations have one thing in common: each relies on where a call begins and ends, which reflects the dominant phone technology at the time these rules were written. But Vonage, AT&T, and other phone service providers use the unregulated Internet, and history is replete with failed attempts to apply geographic-based rules. On Tuesday, when a divided commission was voting 3-2 on an Internet phone issue, the five members did agree on one thing: that geography should play a limited role in future decisions involving VoIP--voice over Internet Protocol technology.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:48:59 EST
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 FCC Takes States To Task Over VoIP Services

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FCC Takes States To Task Over VoIP Services

November 9, 2004

By Staff

Today, VoIP pioneer Vonage won the battle, but time will tell if it wins the war. During its monthly open meeting this morning, the Federal Communications Commission ruled Vonage's DigitalVoice service "is not subject to traditional state public utility regulation." In addition, the agency said that other types of IP-enabled services that look and feel like DigitalVoice will be exempt as well.

Vonage CEO Jeffrey Citron is breathing a measured sigh of relief, and he responded to the vote in a statement that read, in part, "This forward-thinking decision from the FCC assures that competition from VoIP is here to stay. Now we can focus our resources exclusively on building an even better service, rolling out E-911 for all our subscribers, innovating new features and new devices for VoIP, and expanding aggressively around the globe." He added that the "clarity" the VoIP industry now has will help VoIP carriers not only to add to the country's bottom line but also to push the country's broadband agenda.

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 FCC VoIP Ruling Foreshadows Changes

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FCC VoIP Ruling Foreshadows Changes

November 9, 2004

By Mark Rockwell

WASHINGTON -- A narrowly drawn decision today from the FCC that puts federal jurisdiction over emerging VoIP services above state jurisdiction could affect how wireless services are regulated.

The FCC claimed jurisdiction over rules governing Vonage Corp.'s DigitalVoice IP-based services weren't subject to the state of Minnesota's regulatory policies concerning carrier entry and provision of E911 services. In what was viewed by FCC Chairman Michael Powell as a "landmark day" for telephone service, the FCC said because VoIP service is inherently inter-state, not intra-state, it couldn't be regulated effectively by state commissions without creating an impenetrable thicket of regulations.

Although the order issued by the commission is very narrow and concerns only Minnesota's jurisdiction, it is interpreted to have a much wider application to all states. It sets the stage for a host of other decisions on how the federal government will handle VoIP services and technology.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:44:44 EST
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 FCC: Vonage Is "Interstate" In Nature

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Today, The Federal Communications Commission Declared That VoIP Phone Service From Vonage Is "Interstate" In Nature

November 9, 2004

By Staff

TOP STORY - Today, the Federal Communications Commission declared that VoIP phone service from Vonage is "interstate" in nature, meaning that individual states cannot regulate the company as they would a traditional telephone company. The ruling also extended to other companies with VoIP services, such as AT&T, as well as cable operators with VoIP offerings.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:41:37 EST
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 FCC Rules VoIP Not Subject To State Regulation

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FCC Rules VoIP Not Subject To State Regulation

November 9, 2004

By Staff

In a widely anticipated ruling, the Federal Communications Commission today determined that Vonage’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service is “interstate” in nature, meaning that individual states cannot regulate Vonage as it would a traditional telephone company, nor regulate the rates, terms and conditions of Vonage’s service.

The decision, though expected, was narrow, with three of the five commissioners asserting that the FCC, rather than the states, has jurisdiction over VoIP.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:38:39 EST
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 VOIP Not Subject To State Oversight

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VOIP Not Subject To State Oversight: FCC

November 9, 2004

By Staff

The Federal Communications Commission granted Vonage Holdings Corp.'s petition to have its VOIP service come under federal jurisdiction, protecting the Internet phone company and others like it from state regulation.

According to a statement by the FCC, Vonage's voice-over-Internet-protocol service "cannot practically be separated into intrastate and interstate components, precluding dual state and federal regulatory regimes." The ruling extends to phone companies such as AT&T Corp. and Verizon Communications as well as to cable companies that offer Internet-enabled services.
Edison, N.J.-based Vonage had filed its petition with the FCC after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission said its VOIP service was subject to state rate regulations and other rules governing telecommunications companies.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 01:33:21 EST
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 FCC Rules Internet Phone Services Not Subject To State Regulation

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FCC Rules Internet-Based Phone Services Not Subject To State Regulation

November 9, 2004

By Jennifer C. Kerr

U.S. regulators ruled Tuesday that providers of Internet-based phone call services fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government and cannot be regulated by states.

The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 in favor of Vonage Holdings Corp. of Edison, N.J., which had asked the agency to declare the company's product an interstate service, giving the FCC regulatory control.

Vonage has been battling public utilities officials in Minnesota who want the company to register in the state as a telecommunications service, subjecting it to rate regulation and other state rules.

The ruling applies to cable, phone and other companies offering an Internet phone service similar to the one Vonage provides. The decision does not, however, preclude states from imposing some taxes and fees. It also does not address access charges, which are fees paid to local phone companies for completing calls sent via the Internet to conventional phones.

Vonage also had asked the commission to certify it as an information service, instead of a telecom company. Such a move would have a profound impact on the industry because it would mean providers of Voice over Internet Protocol, known as VoIP, wouldn't have to pay the taxes and fees that traditional phone companies do. The commission did not rule on that request.

 Posted by vonage on Tuesday, November 09 @ 23:00:00 EST
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