Thursday, December 15, 2005

FCC Wants VoIP Users to Pay USF Tax, Too

Ed Oswald writes in BetaNews:

The FCC will likely force Internet telephone, or VoIP, providers to contribute to the Universal Service Fund [USF], a program that helps subsidize telecommunications services in high-cost regions of the country, and in schools and libraries.

The comments came from FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, who spoke Wednesday in Washington at a question and answer session hosted by Comptel, a group that represents communications service providers.


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