WSJ: Phone Industry Faces Upheaval As Ways of Calling Change Fast

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    Phone Industry Faces Upheaval As Ways of Calling Change Fast
    Cable, Internet, Wireless Hurt The Value of Old Networks, Threaten a
    Business Model
    Echoes of Railroads' Ordeal

    By KEN BROWN and ALMAR LATOUR
    Staff Reporters of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
    August 25, 2004; Page A1

    In just over a year, one out of every eight households in the
    Portland, Maine, region has signed up for Internet phone service
    supplied by Time Warner Inc.'s cable-television unit. For many, the
    phone jack in the wall that connects to the phone company's network is
    now just a useless hole. Time Warner is rolling out the same service
    to millions of consumers nationwide.
    ....

    article at
    http://www.angelfire.com/co4/legalstuff/wsj_tele.htm
     
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