In this article, Rich Technology Group will talk about the latest news covering the discontinued service of the telephone. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has ruled, and the deadline for the inevitable cancellation of analog phone service has officially been set now.
In early 2019, Rich Technology Group covered that the analog phone services would be discontinued soon. Rich Technology Group covered how Verizon, Comcast, and some other big organizations confirmed Voice over IP as the standard option for business communication. U-cas or C-cas has become the standard, and it is inevitable for companies to discontinue analog phone services completely. The rumor was out there, but it is moving towards reality as the FCC has officially set a cancellation time by august 2022. Yes, Virginia P.O.T.S. is still going away!
Analog Phone Service will be canceled: August 2nd, 2022!
Being honest, setting a cancellation date is surprising for Rich Technology Group. According to the rumors, most big organizations like AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum, and Comcast find significant savings using Voice over IP technology.
There usually is a major cost-cutting when switching from analog lines to Voiceover IP because companies running on old infrastructure are trying to sustain the old tech using the telephone poles, telephone lines, analog phones, pot signal infrastructure of analog phone numbers, etc. which adds additional cost overhead in addition to the calling services. As spending takes a major chunk from the revenue, companies are trying to get away and become digital.
Different organizations have been trying to force people to get off old analog services for years. Before the FCC ruling, providers were not obligated to force somebody off the service because there were laws in place to protect people from losing their phone numbers. A business thus had to figure out legal strategies to push customers to switch to VOIP.
Is your business ready for the inevitable cancellation of analog phone services this year! FCC has announced the cancellation of analog phone services after August 2nd, 2022.
Now, as the deadline for the analog service usage has been legally set, all bets for the organizations are off, so some VOIP organizations are playing dirty tricks such as canceling the service arbitrarily, raising the monthly bill, etc. forcing the customers to make a switch. While this can be a problem, it is ultimately good for the customers because telephone service lacks features and is expensive.
Considering this news, Rich Technology Group can safely say that the telecom companies are forcing advancement towards the general public. This is the case with everything as things evolve in advance technologically in the market. Switching to VOIP means that you are essentially paying less for something significantly better. Thus, as people have been forced to work remotely in the market, it is a good time to get off the old technology and stay connected virtually.
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FCC Mandate 19-72A1
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As the old telephone technology depreciates, the VOIP technology is expected to boom forward. The number of features, pricing plans, and communication efficiency is expected to improve further. It is going to benefit everyone, so this can be regarded as a step towards the future.
If you like this article and have any questions regarding VOIP or change in technology trends in general, feel free to reach out to Rich Technology Group. Our service is free, and we provide custom demos and consultation, so there is nothing to lose.
As we have got long-term connections in the VOIP industry, we can also negotiate special pricing with the VOIP providers on your behalf. That being said, contact Rich Technology Group without any hesitation.
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