Should VoIP be regulated as a voice service?

It's clear that both consumers and business users are embracing VoIP service not only to cut costs on their monthly phone bills, but also for a host of features such as the ability to program calls to come over either a landline phone or their wireless handset. However, the VoIP service market is in the midst of a regulatory crossroads. A number of VoIP stakeholders believe the FCC needs to regulate IP-enabled services, including interconnected VoIP. FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceEnterpriseCommunications details the regulatory challenges the VoIP industry is facing in a special report. Read more...

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