You Could Be Paying More For Vonage

…and other VOIP services.

In a long anticipated move, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled today Voice over IP (define) services must contribute a portion of their revenues to the Universal Service Fund (USF).

According to Medley Global Advisors, the FCC order is likely to add approximately $1.30 a month to each VoIP subscriber’s bill. An FCC spokesman said VoIP consumers are likely to begin seeing the increase on their bills as early as September.

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$1.30 is not bad I suppose, I could live with that. I knew the party was going to end sometime anyway.