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Fla. Landlines Dwindle to 900,000, Says PSC

Florida’s landline count dipped below 1 million in 2022, the Florida Public Service Commission said Tuesday. The PSC said its annual telecom competition report found 900,000 total landlines in the state last year, down from 1.2 million reported by carriers…

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last year (see 2208020019). Business landlines exceeded residential ones for the 12th year, though counts of each tanked last year. Residential landlines declined by 16.5%, and business landlines declined 21.3%, it said. Lumen’s CenturyLink had a 17.8% decline in residential lines during 2022, and AT&T had a 17.4% drop and Frontier 23.7%.