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VoIP providers: Lay off the regulation

Dec 03, 20032 mins

Latest standards and regulations news.

VoIP providers: Lay off the regulation, 12/02/03

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should take a mostly hands-off approach to regulating the VoIP industry, so that VoIP can continue to grow and provide consumers with a choice as to which type of telephone service they use, a chorus of vendors told the FCC Monday.

App server rivals team on specs, 12/01/03

IBM and BEA Systems last week announced they are working jointly on three specifications aimed at making it easier for customers to port applications between the two companies’ rival application server …

A better VPN on the way? 12/01/03

There might soon be a new standard that makes IP Security VPNs more secure and easier to configure.

Tech Update: LWAPP brings harmony to WLANs, 12/01/03

Lightweight Access Point Protocol’s goal is to provide consistent behavior across WLAN devices, ensure multi-vendor WLAN interoperability, protect WLAN hardware investments and create a …

Congress set to enact opt-out spam law, 12/01/03

Congress last week reached an agreement on the first piece of federal legislation to curtail spam, marking a coup for e-mail dependent businesses that can continue sending messages until …

Portability deadline has arrived, 11/24/03

The FCC mandate that lets customers port wireless telephone numbers to any service provider is expected to go into effect today.