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FCC to offer online phone providers direct access to numbers

Thursday 18 April 2013 | 21:48 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed to streamline access to telephone numbers for innovative online providers of phone service. The proposals continue to agency-wide effort to modernise its rules for the broadband marketplace, while promoting competition, protecting consumers and ensuring public safety. Currently, providers of interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) must obtain numbers through traditional telephone companies acting as a middleman. To determine whether a more streamlined approach is appropriate in the Internet era, the FCC is seeking comment on

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Companies: FCC / Vonage
Countries: United States
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