Tag: copper-based services

Internet, Modern Media

The Decommissioning of Copper Gets Real

December 1, 2021

Via: No Jitter

All year I’ve written about how telecom carriers are in the beginning stages of decommissioning their copper wire-based networks. These networks are aging, parts aren’t available, and technicians are retiring. With currently 40 million plain old telephone services (POTS) lines […]

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Cutting Copper? You Better Have a Plan

June 23, 2021

Via: No Jitter

As many telco carriers are decommissioning their copper cable infrastructure, end users are forced to seek alternative solutions for these services. Network managers who have a solid transition plan can find services to fit their business needs. For a bit of […]


Transbeam, Verizon look for common ground in fiber-based replacements for TDM, copper-based services

March 24, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Transbeam, a competitive carrier serving large metro markets like New York City, may be concerned about Verizon’s ongoing copper retirement efforts, but it’s confident that it can work out an agreement with the ILEC. The service provider currently offers a […]