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Why the Land Line Is About to Die

photo of Reena Flores
February 6, 2014

Why the Land Line Is About to Die

Your phone line is about to dieā€”and companies like AT&T, along with the Federal Communications Commission, are leading it to its shallow grave.

National Journal's Brendan Sasso explains why the private sector is urging government agencies to speed up the regulatory process in transitioning from old land lines and outdated switches to faster Internet Protocol networks.

 

Footage from: AT&T, Vonage, Skype, LifeAlert, and the Prelinger Archive.

Stephanie Stamm contributed to this article.

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