BroadbandBreakfast.com Co-Sponsors VCXC’s “Start!Forum” Addressing the IP Transition at Wiley Rein, June 12th
Broadband Calendar, Events, IP Transition, Press Releases
May 23rd, 2013
WASHINGTON, Thursday, May 23, 2013 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will co-sponsor VCXC‘s (Voice Communication Exchange) June 12,
2013 “Start!Forum” at Wiley Rein, 1776 K Street NW in Washington, DC. Use promocode “BBBC” for free registration at http://vcxc.org/june12th
. The VCXC Start!Forum marks the first annual meeting of the telecom
industry’s historic transition […]
Expert First Impression from Steve Morris, Vice President & Associate General Counsel of the National Telecommunications & Cable Association
Expert Opinion, FCC, Universal Service
October 28th, 2011
WASHINGTON, Friday October 28, 2011. Vice President & Associate General Counsel of NCTA, Steve Morris gave Broadband Breakfast his first impressions on yesterday’s USF Reform Proposal. Morris told us: The Chairman, the commissioners, and the FCC staff, all deserve a great deal of credit for bringing this item to completion. Universal service and intercarrier compensation […]
FCC Homes in on E911 Location Data at July Meeting
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Public Safety, Spectrum, Wireless
July 13th, 2011
WASHINGTON July 13, 2011 – The Federal Communications Commission approved a Notice of Proposed Rule Making that would aim to improve the ability of first responders to locate mobile and Voice over IP (VoIP) callers who contact 911 during its July meeting on Tuesday.
The Commission passed by a unanimous vote a Notice of Proposed Rule Making on improving the accuracy of location information for wireless and Voice over IP (VoIP) services. The NPRM seeks to establish a standard for VoIP location information.
Expert Opinion: Why the FCC should deny the AT&T / T-Mobile Merger
Expert Opinion, Media ownership, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
June 9th, 2011
In order for the Federal Communications Commission to approve the mega-merger between AT&T and T-Mobile, AT&T has to make a showing that the merger is in the public interest. Despite AT&T’s declaration that this merger is the most pro-consumer, pro-innovation and pro-investment solution to America’s wireless problems, a mega-merger like this can only hurt the broadband market, both for innovators and consumers alike.
Rural Provider Groups Suggest Solutions on Universal Service Reform
Broadband's Impact, FCC, FCC Comments, States, Universal Service
April 19th, 2011
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 – The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) and the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies (OPASTCO), in conjunction with 30 state and regional associations released to the FCC their recommendations to fix the Universal Service Fund on Monday.
FCC Finds VoIP Subscribership Growing While Broadband Adoption Stagnates
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, FCC
March 22nd, 2011
WASHINGTON March 22,2011 – The Federal Communications Commission released its annual Local Telephone Competition and Broadband Deployment reports on Monday which show the rapid growth of Voice over IP and the stagnation of broadband adoption.
A History of Network Neutrality
Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality
October 11th, 2010
WASHINGTON, October 11, 2010 – The issue of network neutrality is one that has become an increasing problem around the globe. In the United States, the problem became more of an issue with the rise of cable and DSL service.
FCC Releases VOIP Subscribership Information
June 29th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2010 – For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission has released information about Voice over Internet Protocol in its Local Telephone Competition Report. Interconnected VoIP service makes it possible for voice communication through broadband connections, including sending and receiving calls. The service uses the public switched phone network, just like traditional phone service.
Skype to Charge for Mobile VoIP
Mobile Broadband, Wireless
June 2nd, 2010
WASHINGTON June 2, 2010 – Starting in 2011, Skype will begin charging users to make mobile Skype-to-Skype calls.
Mobile VoIP users to exceed 100 million by 2012
Broadband Updates, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
May 27th, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2010 – Juniper Research released a study today that predicts the rapid development of mobile Voice Over IP (VoIP) services such as Skype, and finding that there is a direct correlation between the availability of third-generation (3G) and increased use of mobile VoIP.