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Your landline might not be there for you when the power goes out

Dec 5, 2018
Are IP phone lines as reliable as the old tech in emergencies?
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New area code gets a 'meh' from some New Yorkers

Dec 3, 2015
Area codes have personal significance for some, so change isn't always welcome.

The battle over which company has your number

Sep 29, 2014
When phone users were allowed to keep their numbers, a new system was created to track them.

Landline phone, R.I.P.?

Nov 20, 2013
The F.C.C. is moving toward allowing phone companies to replace their century-old landlines with internet-based phone service.

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