I thought it was an outrageous statement to be made myself. Figured it
might be good for list discussion.
Sam Tetherow wrote:
Hmm, I'll take that bet. People that make these types of claims
obviously haven't been in areas where you can go for more than 40 miles
with no cell service, on a major highway, not to mention getting off the
beaten path to individuals homes. Some times it really is more
economical to string copper than put up towers.
George Rogato wrote:
Worldnet founder: Copper landlines gone by 2013
Ã‚Â“By 2012 [there will be] no more reason to use our landlines--so we
wonÃ‚Â’t,Ã‚Â” Evslin wrote. Ã‚Â“I donÃ‚Â’t think the copper plant will
last past 2012. The problem is the cost of maintaining and operating
it when it has very few subscribers. Obviously [itÃ‚Â’s] a huge
problem for AT&T and Verizon. And an important social issue as well.Ã‚Â”
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