Landline phone use is plummeting. The telecom industry argues it should no longer be required to provide the service. Consumer groups disagree. The future of the landline.


  • Gigi Sohn president and co-founder of Public Knowledge
  • Craig Moffet senior analyst for U.S. Telecommunications, Cable and Satellite at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co
  • Betty Ann Kane chairman of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia
  • Scott Cleland chief executive of The Precursor Group


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