Entries Matching: Phone Transition

FCC Confirms Technology Transition Item on July Open Meeting Agenda

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Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission confirmed the agency’s July 14 Open Meeting agenda, including an item on the phone network’s technology transition. This digital or “IP” transition involves all carriers transitioning the phone network from copper lines to fiber cables. Public Knowledge, which has long spearheaded efforts to ensure this massive phone network upgrade remains an upgrade for all Americans, commends the FCC on its progress.

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Public Knowledge to Release Study Results Revealing Consumer Impact in Tech Transitions

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Public Knowledge will host a press briefing at 11 a.m. Nov. 6 to discuss the results of a report conducted by John Horrigan, an independent researcher, to determine what value consumers placed on their traditional phone networks. The briefing will focus on consumer responses to the threat of losing their existing copper lines and the importance of not leaving anyone behind in the phone network transition.

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