IP Telephony: A Regulatory Jump Ball

Hearn, Ted
July 2002
Multichannel News;7/8/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 27, p44
Focuses on the effort of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to perform regulatory classification for Internet protocol (IP) telephony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Decision to launch a rulemaking process for the appropriate regulation to be applied for IP telephony; Classifications of IP telephony; Emphasis on the technical aspect of the classification.


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