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The Working Group will assist the Commission in identifying, evaluating and addressing policy issues that will arise as telecommunications services move to Internet-based platforms. The cross-bureau and multi-disciplinary working group will be directed by a steering committee comprised of senior management and staff from several Commission Bureaus and Offices, and will be staffed as needed by attorneys, engineers and economists from across the Commission. This Working Group will also reach out to key constituencies including state regulators, consumer groups and public safety organizations.


FCC Holds Global Roundtable Discussion on Internet-Protocol Based Services.
Event Webcast: Audio/Video Recording
Donald Abelson's Remarks: Remarks | Presentation
Public Notice (7/21/04): Word | Acrobat
News Release (7/12/04): Word | Acrobat

Solutions Summit: 911/E911 Issues Associated with Internet-based Communications Services.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Commissioner Adelstein's Remarks: Word | Acrobat
Prof. Henning Schulzrinne's Presentation: PowerPoint
Internet Policy Working Group Home Page
Recorded Webcast of the Summit

FCC Internet Policy Working Group to Hold Second Solutions Summit on Friday, May 7, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

FCC Internet Policy Working Group to Hold First "Solutions Summit" on Thursday, March 18, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

Chairman Powell Announces the Formation of an Internet Policy Working Group.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

Monday, October 17, 2005