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As AT&T Retires Copper, the Biden FCC Must Bring Back Ground Rules

May 26, 2021 AT&T , Copper Retirement , Digital Redlining , DSL , FCC , Rural Access , Section 214 , Tech Transitions

Back in the day, copper was king. Copper strands were not only the infrastructure that our telephone service was carried over, but also the original internet connectivity point. Over time, telephone companies upgraded the copper technology to deliver better internet speeds in an effort to keep up with the new offerings coming from cable companies, […]

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