Disaster, meet opportunity: Verizon’s plan to push wireless on copper landline customers

Further evidence that DSL and related old copper telephone technologies are not in the strategic interest of Verizon:

Last Friday, Verizon filed a proposal with New York state that would allow it to abandon traditional copper telephone lines in favor of wireless service in select areas. Companies like Verizon and AT&T have been trying to leave these old and costly copper networks behind them…Certain systems that run over traditional lines, such as burglary alarms and DSL internet, won’t function over Voice Link.

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