Vonage Comments on FCC Decision to Explore Direct Access to Phone Numbers

  Vonage Comments on FCC Decision to Explore Direct Access to Phone Numbers

PR Newswire

HOLMDEL, N.J., April 18, 2013

HOLMDEL, N.J., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Vonage(NYSE: VG) released the
following statement in response to the FCC's decision today to adopt a Notice
of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on direct access to telephone numbers for VoIP
providers, and grant Vonage a limited trial of direct access to telephone
numbers.

"Vonage appreciates the work of Chairman Genachowski, the Commissioners and
Commission staff in preparing the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on direct
access for VoIP providers, and we thank the FCC for granting a limited trial
of direct access to telephone numbers to Vonage and other VoIP providers,"
said Kurt Rogers, chief legal officer for Vonage. 

"Direct access to telephone numbers is the future of telecommunications. It
allows for lower-cost, higher-quality voice service and innovation in
developing new services, which benefits consumers.The limited trial will
provide real-world data to demonstrate that the technical concerns raised by
some opponents are without merit.We look forward to working with the
Commission in the rulemaking."

More information about the NRPM can be found on the FCC's website.

About Vonage
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting
individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide. Our technology serves
approximately 2.4 million subscribers. We provide feature-rich, affordable
communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use
for both landline and mobile phones. Our Vonage World plan offers unlimited
calling to more than 60 countries with popular features like call waiting,
call forwarding and visual voicemail – for one low monthly rate. Our Vonage
Mobile app is a free downloadable app for iPhone® and Android™ that lets users
talk and text worldwide for free with anyone else who uses the app. Vonage's
service is sold on the web and through regional and national retailers
including Walmart, Best Buy, Kmart and Sears, and is available to customers in
the U.S. (www.vonage.com), Canada (www.vonage.ca) and the United Kingdom
(www.vonage.co.uk).

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a
registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc.

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SOURCE Vonage

Website: http://www.vonage.com
Contact: Jo Ann Tizzano, Vonage, 732-365-1363, joann.tizzano@vonage.com
 
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