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Michael Calabrese in InfoWorld | 'Trust But Verify'

January 22, 2008 |

'Trust but verify' open mobile network pledges (InfoWorld)

...Carriers including AT&T and Verizon Wireless have promised to open up their networks, but the FCC will need to watch the prices that carriers charge customers who bring their own devices to the networks, said the FCC's Michael Copps, speaking Tuesday at a New America Foundation forum. The FCC will also need to monitor the complexity of certification for new devices and applications, he said. ...

Right now, "you don't get a discount for bringing your own phone," said Frieden, author of a New America Foundation paper calling on the FCC to regulate open network access. more

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