Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: US slaps fine on company blocking VoIP

  • From: Adi Linden
  • Date: Mon Mar 07 09:49:12 2005

> If VOIP doesn't run on your network because you've oversold your capacity,
> no amount of QoS is going to put the quality back into your service.
> People will find better ISPs. If you deliberately set QoS to favor your
> services over a competitor, whom your customers are also paying for
> service, you'll be staring down prosecutors, at some point. It's
> anti-competitive behavior, as you're taking deliberate actions to degrade
> the service of a competitor, simply because you can.

Let's say I sell a premium VoIP offering for an additional fee on my
network. I apply QoS to deliver my VoIP offering to my customers but as a
result all other VoIP service is literally useless during heavy use
times you'd consider this anti-competitive behavior?

Adi




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.