THE VON COALITION’S MISSION IS TWOFOLD: To advocate for public policies that support the availability and adoption of Internet communications products, including Voice Over Internet Protocol and other IP-enabled applications, products, and services that consumers access over broadband and the Internet, and to educate its members on regulatory and policy issues of business importance. To facilitate its mission, the VON Coalition will focus on several key objectives, including:
- Education of regulators, legislators and media worldwide about Internet communications opportunities, technologies, products, benefits, and practices;
- Recommending action on regulation and legislation that affects the interests of the Internet communications industry;
- Providing a forum for discussion by the members of the Internet communications industry, to educate on important legal and regulatory policy issues and encourage the exchange of ideas.