ISP License in the USA?
mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Tue May 31 19:05:56 UTC 2016
On 5/31/16 2:53 PM, Dennis Burgess wrote:
> I would suggest getting a new consultant .. :)
What Dennis said.
> Lol got me! There is nothing that I know of that you have to "license" to become a ISP in the US of A. . You do have to fill out Form 477 twice a year. :)
But only if you provide:
- facilities-based broadband services, and/or,
- provide wired or fixed wireless local exchange telephone service
- provide interconnected VoIP service
- provide facilities based wireless telephony
If you provide basic dial-up services, or wireless Internet over
unlicensed channels - there's no licensing requirement whatever.
As Dennis said - first get a new consultant. Look for one who can work
through your service model - what you're going to be selling, to whom,
using what technology(ies) - and work from there to whatever licenses
(if any) that you require.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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