Vonage Calls Being Blocked By Competitors

We mentioned some time back that national VoIP providers are at risk for having their service blocked because they do not own the last mile of cable. It turns out that Vonage is now having trouble with an access provider and has called the FCC to help.

From Reuters:
According to a source familiar with the dispute, Vonage has told Federal Communications Commission officials that it has evidence an Internet service provider owned by a telephone company has been blocking its service, affecting a couple of hundred customers.

qv: Reuters: Vonage Complains to FCC of Calls Being Blocked

About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.