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AT&T Updates Consumer Communications Package

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines. AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone.

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines.

While many younger Americans today use only their cell phones, most people still maintain both home and mobile phones.

AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone. Additionally, the landlines can be either voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) or plain old telephone service (POTS). Verizon currently offers a quad play, which has landline, Fios high-speed Internet service, television and mobile.

Verizon and AT&T are the only mobile phone providers also providing television and internet services.

Public Safety

FCC’s Jessica Rosenworcel Tells Public Safety She Wants to Halt the T-Band Auction and Fund 911 Upgrades

Liana Sowa

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines.

While many younger Americans today use only their cell phones, most people still maintain both home and mobile phones.

AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone. Additionally, the landlines can be either voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) or plain old telephone service (POTS). Verizon currently offers a quad play, which has landline, Fios high-speed Internet service, television and mobile.

Verizon and AT&T are the only mobile phone providers also providing television and internet services.

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Education

Pre-Pandemic Survey of Internet Use by Commerce Department’s NTIA Finds Almost All College Students Online

Liana Sowa

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines.

While many younger Americans today use only their cell phones, most people still maintain both home and mobile phones.

AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone. Additionally, the landlines can be either voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) or plain old telephone service (POTS). Verizon currently offers a quad play, which has landline, Fios high-speed Internet service, television and mobile.

Verizon and AT&T are the only mobile phone providers also providing television and internet services.

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Digital Inclusion

Looming Income Inequality Demands a National Broadband Plan for the Next Decade, Says Benton Expert

Jericho Casper

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Photo of Sunne Wright McPeak from the webinar

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines.

While many younger Americans today use only their cell phones, most people still maintain both home and mobile phones.

AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone. Additionally, the landlines can be either voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) or plain old telephone service (POTS). Verizon currently offers a quad play, which has landline, Fios high-speed Internet service, television and mobile.

Verizon and AT&T are the only mobile phone providers also providing television and internet services.

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