CLEARING THE AIR
- Internet upheaval. Kujubu, Laura; Radosevich, Lynda // InfoWorld;03/01/99, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on the decision of the United States Federal Communications Commission to consider Internet telephony as long distance and the voice-over-Internet Protocol telephony (VOIP) developed by vendors called iNow. Implication of the decision; Background of VOIP; Major challenges faced by...
- FCC Takes First Steps Towards Clarifying Regulatory Treatment of Voice-Over-IP Services. Ehrlich, Timothy H. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2004 Q2, p1
The article reports on the action taken by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to clarify the scope of the regulations on Internet Protocol enabled services in the country. Information on the regulation of telecommunications services in the country, under the Communications Assistance for...
- When is voice really voice? Hirschman, Carolyn // Telephony;07/10/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p72
Deals with the Internet telephony industry in the United States. Information on the passage of Internet Access Charge Prohibition Act; Ruling of the Federal Communications Commission on charging Internet service providers; Contention of the incumbent local exchange carriers on paying access fees.
- A thin RED LINE. Olson, James W.; Intoccia, Gregory F. // Telephony;06/07/99, Vol. 236 Issue 23, p254
Focuses on the United States Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) regulation on telecommunications. History of regulation; Its statement on Internet telephony; Two proceedings that will accelerate the deployment of advanced telecommunication services; Issues over the disputes before the FCC...
- FCC to weigh VOIP rules. Carlson, Caron // eWeek;12/8/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p26
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is beginning to ponder regulatory proposals, as the Internet becomes an avenue not only for new modes of communication â€” such as e-mail and instant messaging â€” but also for an old mode, voice calling. While voice...
- Regulation called a threat to VoIP. Gross, Grant // Network World;2/9/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
Reports on criticism on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's proposed regulation of the voice over Internet telephony (VoIp). Argument that the proposed regulation of VoIp industry would mean higher costs for customers; Need for the government to prove that there is a need to regulate VoIp.
- NCTA Weighs In on IP Telephony. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p22
Reports that National Cable & Telecommunications Association has requested the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to postpone classification of Internet-protocol (IP) telephony as a regulatory service. Reasons behind the postponement; Features of IP telephony service; Difference in...
- C-Block PCS: On The Verge Of A Notice. // Wireless Week;05/08/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p8
Focuses on the rule of the United States Federal Communications Commission on the plasma-current switch (PCS) spectrum for businesses. Views of PCS carriers with C- and F-Block licenses; Petition filed by Sprint and US West for PCS licenses.
- FCC Plans New Spectrum Cap Rules Before Year-end. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;09/25/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p142
Announces the plan of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch a rule-making to reconsider the need for frequency spectrum aggregation limits in telecommunication industry. Decision of the FCC on the 45 megahertz spectrum cap; Recommendations from the Wireless...