Jon Brodkin

Landlines and Internet-based Service

Apr 8, 2015

10am For the past few years, AT&T and Verizon have been attempting to get their customers to abandon landlines and move to phones based on internet service. Their goal is to finalize such a transition by 2020. This proposal has met with opposition, however, from those who say that copper-based landlines are still a necessity for millions of Americans. This hour, we look at the issue of disappearing landlines, in Ohio and across the nation. Guests

The End of Landlines?

Apr 8, 2015
Ericsson rotary telephone from 1939
Jmak / Wikimedia Commons

For the past few years, AT&T and Verizon have been attempting to get their customers to abandon landlines and move to phones based on internet service. Their goal is to finalize such a transition by 2020.