Five Factors for a Successful IP Transition Trial

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We are witnessing a monumental technological shift in our communications marketplace. This requires a corresponding reaction to reform our regulatory models to manage the PSTN-IP transition. As the FCC undertakes this endeavor, it is critically important that they remain focused on its core principles and ensure that competition thrives while consumers are both enabled and protected in the process.

In early 2014, among other things, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to encourage testing the deployment of Internet Protocol (IP) networks in place of long-standing incumbent copper-based networks that have been the foundation of the Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN). The FCC's regulatory reform efforts associated with the technological shift toward Internet Protocol (IP) networks and services has come to be known as the PSTN-IP transition. As the FCC manages experiments with IP networks, it is tasked with protecting consumers and stimulating innovation in the process.

The PSTN-IP Transition is an exciting time to be a part of the telecom community. The transition to IP will test our ability to re-imagine the framework for regulating communications services to meet the demands of the marketplace for innovative, next-generation services. According to Bandwidth, in order to fully realize the promise of the PSTN-IP transition, the FCC should remain focused on the following critical points during the evolution: data sets that can be scaled, the ability understand how companies are interrelated, encouraging innovation, transition to HD service, and integration 911 service.

Bandwidth is a communications technology company that’s transforming the way people communicate and challenging the standards of old telecom. Together with their customers, they’re unlocking remarkable value from IP networks, questioning the status quo, and helping people interact with technology and one another, oftentimes in ways they never dreamed possible. 

 

Related Topics : Verizon Wireless, Nortel, Cox Communications, Transport Layer Security, IPTV

 
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