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Landline phone service

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Landline phone service:- 

While telecommunications has evolved from trunk to touch, most people are unaware of its history. The new generation, which is glued to the smartphone at all times, may not know that in 2016 there were about 206 million users of landline phone service in China, 121 million users in USA and 33 million in the UK.

To know more about landline phone service, it is imperative to understand the history of telecommunications and its journey from the telegraph to the touch phone. The seed of telecommunications was planted by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 when he was first given the patent to develop a devise that would enable people to communicate over long distances. The first landline was developed with the help of wires connecting one residence to another and from there to another. The sound waves carrying the message of the speaker was converted into electrical form and transmitted through the wires. However, since it was not feasible to cover a large number of pe…

Landline phone service provider

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Landline phone service provider:-

Landline phone service providers are a quintessential part of the telecommunications sector. Home phone service has been present in the USA since the invention of the telephone itself.
Unlike most countries, the landline phone service is not provided by the government in the USA. Private companies like the AT&T, Verizon, SBC, Bell South, Sprint and MCI are some of the landline phone service providers in the US.

The first telephone company set up in the US was at the same time as the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell and was by the same founder too. The Bell Telephone Company was set in 1879. This was acquired by another company established by Alexander Graham Bell -- American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) -- in 1885. Prior to the acquisition, Bell Telephone had laid long-distance network called the AT&T Long Lines in 1980. This was the pioneer work that laid the foundation of long-distance telephony in America. T…