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UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018

More than half of U.S. households have ditched landline phones

The landline telephone – curly corded, cord-free, rotary or with chunky plastic buttons – used to be a fixture of American homes. But like most analog technology, it’s rapidly going …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Idaho landline fund loses revenue as cellphone use increases

A state fund that has helped keep telephone landlines affordable for rural Idaho residents for the past 30 years is in jeopardy as more people switch to cellphones.

About half of Spokane households still have a landline phone

Lee Ann Mauk spent nine days without power after Spokane’s 2015 windstorm. She couldn’t turn lights on, take a hot shower or keep food frozen. But through it all, her …

Some CenturyLink customers still without service six weeks after windstorm

Stan Nelson has thrown in the towel. Now six weeks in to a CenturyLink landline and internet service outage, he has purchased a cell phone and arranged for internet service …