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Looming VoIP service deadline: Some Internet Phone Customers May Be Cut

  • From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
  • Date: Wed Aug 24 18:21:34 2005

An AP newswirearticle, Yahoo! News:

[snip]

Providers of Internet-based phone services may be forced next week to cut off tens of thousands of customers who haven't formally acknowledged that they understand the problems they may encounter dialing 911 in an emergency.

The Federal Communications Commission had set the Monday deadline as an interim safeguard while providers of Internet calling, also known as "VoIP" for Voice over Internet Protocol, rush to comply with an FCC order requiring full emergency 911 capabilities by late November.

[snip]

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050824/ap_on_hi_te/internet_phones_e911

- ferg


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"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg@netzero.net or fergdawg@sbcglobal.net
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/





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