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Overview of Copper POTS Lines in Telecom

Copper POTS lines, or Plain Old Telephone Service lines, have been a mainstay technology for telecom for decades. They enable voice transmission over analog circuits, making them ideal for business or home use. This article will explain the differences between digital and analog communications and help you understand the applications of these Copper Phone lines […]

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What is the POTS IN A BOX ® and How Does It Work

In August of 2022, FCC Order 19-72A1 was fully enacted, removing the mandate that required the continued maintenance and support of copper POTS lines and opened the door for the full-scale digital transformation of our communications network. While this is all good news, it does present some challenges for those users who still rely on […]

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An Introduction to POTS Lines and Their Use in Business Phone Systems

The term POTS stands for Plain Old Telephone Service, and it is commonly used to refer to landline voice telephone services provided to businesses over traditional copper lines. With the advancement of technology, these legacy phone systems are being replaced by VoIP services and other telecommunications services, but POTS lines still remain in many business […]

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