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Wireline refers to a service that connects to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) through a local loop of copper wire or fiber optic cable that terminates in a fixed location at a customer premises.

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"Over 1,000 companies offer wireline, facilities‐based communications services in the United States. Wireline companies serve as the backbone of the Internet."[1]

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