VoIP from scratch? The checklist gets longer

June 2007
CED;Jun2007, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p71
Trade Publication
The article focuses on major components of building and managing a Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution by large cable providers in the U.S. It was cited that large cable providers have made major capital investments and huge operational expenditures in building and operating a VoIP solution. The combined state and federal regulatory requirements for providing voice services, including Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approval and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.


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