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  2. 6-1-1 - Wikipedia

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    Many landline and mobile phone providers support 6-1-1. Some providers who supply other services, such as Internet or cable television, support these other services with 6-1-1. While 611 has not been officially designated by the FCC, this code receives nearly 74 million calls annually, making it the most frequently used N-1-1 number in the ...

  3. Verizon New York - Wikipedia

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    Service was disrupted to approximately 300,000 business and consumer voice circuits, 3,600,000 data circuits (including the New York Stock Exchange), and 10 cell towers. Police Department headquarters lost telephone service, but the nearby NYTel building at 375 Pearl Street had its own small exchange which only lost part of its connections to ...

  4. Frontier Communications - Wikipedia

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    As of 2021, Frontier has re-branded FiOS services, as they do not currently have the licensing rights to call it FiOS anymore. Frontier DSL Broadband. In parts of upstate New York and other rural markets Frontier offers only DSL Internet service to its customers using traditional copper wires. PC Magazine's annual survey of ISP customer ...

  5. Ting Inc. - Wikipedia

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    Ting supports devices that run on Sprint , T-Mobile and Verizon's (CDMA) cellular networks depending on the frequencies of the device. Devices can be purchased through Ting's website or other sellers. The customer then enters the device's electronic serial number on Ting's website to activate the device. Ting provides a device checker to advise ...

  6. FairPoint Communications - Wikipedia

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    Of that amount, $1.7 billion would go to Verizon Communications in cash and debt and approximately $1.015 billion would go to Verizon shareholders in FairPoint common stock. Verizon would hold no stock. After extensive federal and state regulatory review and approval, the purchase became effective March 31, 2008, for a price of $2.4 billion.

  7. GCI (company) - Wikipedia

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    Through its own facilities and agreements with other providers, GCI provides cable television service, Internet access, wireline (networking) and cellular telephone service. It is a subsidiary of Colorado-based company Liberty Broadband, a company affiliated with Liberty Media that also owns a 26% interest in Charter Communications , having ...

  8. EarthLink - Wikipedia

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    In 2001, EarthLink partnered with DirecPC to offer a two-way satellite Internet service. The company also introduced a fixed-IP DSL service for the SOHO business market. On June 10, 2002, EarthLink acquired PeoplePC, a low-priced dial-up ISP. EarthLink launched a VoIP phone service for broadband users called Unlimited Voice in April 2003.

  9. Optimum (cable brand) - Wikipedia

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    By 2004 the name Optimum Voice was used to offer "a new phone service" based on cable-modem technology. Like competing offerings from AT&T , "it stops working altogether if the power goes out". The Optimum name was also used to offer Cable-based Internet access; [9] Optimum also pioneered in optionally bundling this with TV access, using ...