Cable Wants To Be in FCC's VoIP Ruling

Hearn, Ted
November 2004
Multichannel News;11/1/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p41
Reports on a campaign being done by the cable television industry in the U.S. regarding the ruling of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would bar states from regulating a class of voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) providers. Background on the pre-emption protections given by the FCC to VoIP providers; Views of the cable industry regarding the exclusion of their VoIP services in the pre-emption; Technical differences between cable VoIP and VoIP services.


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