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

The npolycom_650_bigew “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 were included from prior years will have to be cost allocated in 2015.

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For the past 30+ years, computers, advanced technology and solving problems with this new technology have been his business. In 1978, he graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC with the first graduating class in the 16 North Carolina Universities with an Information Systems degree from the College of Business. For the last 14 years Nicky has served as the visionary leader and CEO of CAROLINANET.COM, a web hosting and server colocation data center and since 2004 the CEO of Carolina Digital Phone offering hosted telephone services and SIP Trunking. Read more at his LinkedIN page http://www.linkedin.com/in/nickysmith

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