TelePacific Applauds FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Blueprint for the Transition to IP-based Networks

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Removes Regulatory uncertainty, protects customers and encourages competition.

TelePacific strongly endorses Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to update the FCC’s rules to protect customers, competition and public safety during this time of rapid and far-reaching change in the technology and capabilities of the networks carrying the voice, data and internet communications that are the lifeblood of today’s business.

The uncertainty regarding the impact to customers during the transition to IP networks has been of great concern to us and other competitive carriers. While we are deeply engaged in that transition as we bring new services to businesses, we are also very aware of the potential for the widespread disruption and restriction of choice for consumers if traditional copper networks are retired through neglect or shut down without equivalent services and capabilities offered to replace them. This proposal provides the clear directional blueprint carriers need to invest, compete and serve customers.

Chairman Wheeler provides a cogent and clear regulatory framework that ensures that “advances in technology will never justify abandonment of the core values that define the relationship between Americans and the networks they use to communicate.” We look forward to the healthy competition and expanded ability to bring customers the services and communications they need to grow and profit in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

About TelePacific

TelePacific Communications provides comprehensive connectivity, cloud and continuity solutions to 75,000 locations for customers ranging from small businesses to enterprises with hundreds of sites. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Company serves companies and organizations anchored in California, Nevada and Texas. Its multiple award-winning network and communications solutions and focus on customer service have powered 53 consecutive quarters of growth for the 1,500 person, $600 million company. TelePacific’s broad portfolio of customer solutions enables anywhere-to-anywhere communications, at any speed, helps businesses run more efficiently, improves collaboration and ensures against business interruptions. For more information, go to http://www.telepacific.com.

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