SBC Communications is working the regulatory circuit as it tries to avoid complying with federal and local regulations on its next-generation services.
On Thursday, the FCC rejected the Baby Bell??s request to have its voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, service freed of traditional phone regulation, reports Reuters. The FCC rejected the request based on procedural issues, but it could take up the issue again at a later date, said Reuters.
SBC is also looking to be exempt from regulation on its proposed Internet Protocol TV service. The company has been publicly pushing its stance, saying that its new … Read more