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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.
 
'''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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== Overview ==
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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]]."<ref>[[Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices (WG4): Final Report]], at 5.</ref>
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== References ==
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
   
* [[Landline]].
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* [[Landline]]
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* [[Wired]]
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* [[Wireless]]
 
[[Category:Telecommunications]]
 
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[[Category:Definition]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]

Latest revision as of 02:35, 8 May 2015

Definition[]

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.

Overview[]

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

References[]

See also[]