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Lessons from Fire Island: Running Useful and Responsible Trials for the Phone Network Transition

March 17, 2014 Fire Island , IP Transition , PSTN Transition

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) begins considering technical trial proposals for the transition of the phone network to Internet Protocol (IP)-based technology, it’s important to remember the lessons learned from Verizon’s ill-fated attempt to force Fire Island residents onto its untested Voice Link service. To help memorialize these lessons, Public Knowledge has released the paper The Phone Network Transition: Lessons from Fire Island.

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