IP Transition


Going All-IP in Alabama, Florida

Posted by: Hank Hultquist on February 28, 2014 at 10:33 am The United States is in the midst of a historic network transition that FCC Chairman Wheeler has called “the fourth network revolution,” comparing it to the invention of the … Read more


The FCC Decides to Lead on IP

Posted by: Jim Cicconi on January 30, 2014 at 12:26 pm The FCC today made a bold leap forward on the path to a modern 21st Century broadband world by agreeing to oversee industry-wide geographic trials. These trials will convert … Read more


The End of the Beginning of the IP Transition

Posted by: Bob Quinn on November 25, 2013 at 2:04 pm Much has been written over the 12 months that have passed since AT&T filed its request for the Federal Communications Commission to oversee trials to facilitate the industry’s continued … Read more


Beta Testing the Final Transition to IP Broadband

Today, we filed comments reaffirming our request to have the FCC conduct geographic trials to oversee the final transition away from the legacy POTS infrastructure that has served this country for more than 100 years.  I say the “final transition” because the … Read more


A Turning Point

Posted by: Frank Simone on December 19, 2012 Today, USTelecom filed a petition requesting that the FCC declare that traditional phone companies  no longer possess market power when providing switched access services, or more plainly, “plain old telephone service” (POTS), … Read more