Verizon Plans to Discontinue Copper in Several Markets [telecom]

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by Edward Gately

Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for
permission to retire copper in areas of New England, New York and
Pennsylvania as it continues moving customers to fiber-based

The carrier said it plans to retire copper facilities and replace them
with fiber facilities to provide services over its fiber-to-the-home
network infrastructure. It plans to do this on or after Nov. 30.

Bill Horne
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Re: Verizon Plans to Discontinue Copper in Several Markets [telecom]
On Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 8:02:18 PM UTC-4, Bill Horne wrote:
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There are many places (like where I live) where there is no
fiber service.  What are those subscribers supposed to do?

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