Vonage not subject to state regulation

A (positive) step forward today in establishing a rational regulatory scheme related to Voice-over Internet Protocol.  As the FCC’s news release makes plain, the 5-0 decision means that Vonage’s Digital Voice service will not be subject to state public utility regulation.  The FCC will consider its own regulations, of course, presumably related to 911 services among other things.  The Merc has more.

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