Verizon is converting their network from copper to fiber
The FCC recently passed a regulation allowing Verizon to retire (i.e., “eliminate”) copper services from their facilities in the State of Maryland. Verizon has started this process and will continue to switch over their services throughout 2017 and 2018. Learn more about the Network changes in Maryland. See a schedule outlining the dates and locations that Verizon will be retiring their copper network on the east coast.
How the copper retirement affects you
Most telecom service providers use copper loops leased from Verizon to deliver phone and Internet services. As of now and over the next few years, Verizon is going to replace...Read full article.