Friday, April 01, 2005

SBC Rejects Vonage 911 Collaboration

Competitive fears keeping SBC from doing the right thing?
As a continuation of this morning's story on Vonage VoIP, Red Herring notes that SBC is refusing to work with Vonage on joint testing of improved VoIP 911 systems. This ZDNet columnist believes SBC doesn't want to improve the feature-set of a rival. "What might be aggressive competitive policy is not responsible social policy," the columnist opines. He's posted a follow up that includes an SBC response to his criticism.