Telephone landlines fell 17% in state as more pull the plug
Written by Miami Today on August 14, 2018
Continuing a steady trend of consumers using mobile phones and internet technology, the number of telephone landlines in Florida dropped 17% in 2017 – with the drop even more dramatic in residential landlines, according to report released last week by the Florida Public Service Commission.
Residential landlines plummeted 23% from 2016 to 2017 as homeowners continued to pull the plug and rely on mobile phones. Business landlines were down 12%, in part because of increasing used of internet-based calling technology known as Voice over Internet Protocol…To read the full story click here