DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
February 21, 2019 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 196 people online.


Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller

Follow us

Internet telephony to receive special phone prefix in the U.K.

Posted on Wednesday, September 08 2004 @ 00:01:19 CEST by

U.K. telecommunications industry regulator Ofcom on Tuesday unveiled its plans for Internet telephony, which include setting aside a phone prefix specifically for VOIP calls.

The Office of Communications is addressing the knotty problem of regulation in a similar fashion to the Federal Communications Commission: It is soliciting public comment.

Britons have until Nov. 15 to express their thoughts on requiring voice-over-IP services to include 911-like capabilities and other consumer protection measures. Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter sounded very much like FCC Chairman Michael Powell in the agency's release: "Broadband voice services are a new and emerging market. Our first task as regulator is to keep out of the way."

More at eWeek



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2019 DM Media Group bvba