Says Bob Adams, CC Communications General Manager, "Several national telephone associations have gathered information on the scope of these issues and concluded this is an epidemic affecting the routing of calls to customers in rural areas.
"The problem occurs on calls originated using a variety of telephone technologies, including land-line, wireless, cable, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)," he
and the other rural telephone companies have no control over these issues.
The problems occur before the call ever reaches our network - if the call reaches our network at all - or after it is handed off from the CC Communications
network to the long-distance carriers.
is working with the national telephone associations in collecting data to provide to the Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) for further investigation of this problem, and the FCC
has tentatively scheduled an October 18 workshop in response to our request," Adams