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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.

Digital Inclusion

Joe Supan: Why Internet Under 5 Megabits Per Second Should be Free

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The author of this Expert Opinion is Joe Supan, senior writer at Allconnect

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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Health

With Security And Cost Concerns, Telehealth Is A Double-Edged Sword: Harvard Professor

Samuel Triginelli

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Photo of Ateev Mehrotra from Harvard Medical School

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

SHLB Applauds House Passage of E-Rate Expansion

Derek Shumway

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Photo of John Windhausen from May 2014 by the American Library Association used with permission

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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