FCC orders LECs to connect to VoIP

April 2007
CED;Apr2007, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the order of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. for rural local exchange carriers (LECs) to connect to Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) customers in the U.S. FCC affirms that cable and other VOIP providers must be able to use local telephone numbers and be allowed to put calls through to other telephone networks. It is stated that TWC petitioned FCC after four LECs refused to provided interconnection services.


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