Report questions FCC stance on legacy copper networks

10/9/2013 | Broadcasting & Cable · Computerworld

There is no longer a legitimate reason to require phone carriers to continue investing in legacy copper networks after transitioning to IP-based fiber infrastructure, according to a report that takes aim at the Federal Communications Commission policy. The report, from the Internet Innovation Alliance -- which counts AT&T among its 175 members -- found that despite FCC claims that the system is still relevant, only 5% of U.S. households still rely on legacy switched networks.

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