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Katrina spurs federal action on VoIP | CNET

Katrina spurs federal action on VoIP | CNET "Katrina spurs federal action on VoIP
Published: September 22, 2005, 2:32 PM PDT
By Anne Broache
Staff Writer, CNET
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Hurricane Katrina's thrashing of communications networks has amplified the need for Congress to take action on Net phone policy, senators said Thursday.

At a hearing convened by the Senate Commerce Committee, senators pledged to take steps to ensure that all communications networks, including voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, can connect their customers to the 911 system. One such bill was introduced in May."