HOLMDEL, N.J., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Chief Executive Officer, Alan Masarek, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decision today to uphold the FCC's Open Internet rules.
"We applaud the decision by the D.C. Circuit to uphold the FCC's Open Internet rules. These rules ensure that the Internet remains an open platform for both innovative cloud communications services and all lawful content and communications. We are particularly heartened that the D.C. Circuit upheld applying the rules to wireless broadband.
"As a leader in cloud communications for business and residential communications solutions for consumers, we understand how critical an open Internet is in fostering innovation. Vonage remains steadfast as a supporter of the Open Internet rules and we join FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in cheering this key ruling."
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses. Vonage transforms the way people work and businesses operate through a portfolio of communications solutions that enable internal collaboration among employees, while also keeping companies closely connected with their customers, across any mode of communication, on any device. The Company also provides a robust suite of feature-rich residential communication solutions. In 2015, the Company was named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as-a-Service, Worldwide and also earned the Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Hosted IP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Services. For more information, visit www.vonage.com.
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