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We still need landlines

Editor, Ceres Courier,

AT&T has filed a request with the California Public Utilities Commission to not be held responsible for the current requirement for providing mandatory landline phone service in most of California.

Landlines are the only safe and affordable and reliable phone service.

If AT&T was granted or won their request, the company would no longer be required to offer this low-cost service.

These copper wire landlines are the only emergency lifelines when the power goes out. Cell phone service is mostly spotty in rural areas.

I and other folks I know have had landline service for decades. There is still time if you wish to offer comments to the California’s Public Utility Commission. I have submitted my comments via the Internet at the California Public Utility Commission’s website.

Daniel Marsh,


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