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VoIP providers ask FCC for more time to tell customers 911 doesn’t work

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VoIP providers ask FCC for more time to tell customers 911 doesn't work

A coalition of Internet phone providers asked federal regulators Thursday to extend a disconnection deadline that could lead to tens of thousands of customers losing service next week.

The Federal Communications Commission has set a Monday deadline for providers of Internet-based telephone calls to get acknowledgments from their Voice over Internet Protocol customers that they understand the problems they may encounter when dialing 911 in an emergency.

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