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Utility Regulators Give Up Oversight of Landlines in Florida



More people are giving up their home phones in favor of cell phones. Now, state utility regulators are stepping away from their oversight of landline telephone service.

Legislation passed earlier this year deregulated certain telecommunications in Florida. WLRN Miami Herald reporter Gina Jordan tells us the Public Service Commission this week repealed its own rules to comply with state law. Listen here.


[Last modified: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 3:42pm]


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