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IP Phones will no longer be allowed to be "given away" as part of a hosted VoIP solution

IP Phones will no longer be allowed to be “given away” as part of a hosted VoIP solution

The new “Cost Allocation of Bundled Services” Order (DA 14-712, “CA Order”) released Friday.  Basically, phones will no longer be allowed to be “given away” as part of a hosted VoIP solution.  If they are included they will have to be cost allocated.  This will be in effect for 2015 for new and existing contracts. This means that multi-year contracts where the phones… Read more →