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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.

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Fiber Broadband Association Kicks Off Fiber Connect 2021

The FBA doled out numerous awards during its first general session of the event.

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FBA's Gary Bolton speaking on stage during Fiber Connect 2021

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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Craig Settles: Libraries, Barbershops and Salons Tackle TeleHealthcare Gap

Craig Settles describes the important role that community institutions have played in promoting connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Photo of Urban Kutz Barbershops owner Waverly Willis getting his blood pressure checked 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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Broadband Breakfast CEO Drew Clark and BroadbandNow’s John Busby Speak on Libraries and Broadband

Friday’s Gigabit Libraries Network conversation will feature Drew Clark of Broadband Breakfast and John Busby of BroadbandNow.

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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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