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AARP Maine Attending PUC Community Meetings on Deregulation of Basic Landline Telephone Service in 5 Towns, Urges Outreach to Local Residents
get ready for 10-digit dialing!
Beginning in August, many FairPoint customers are going to see important changes in their landline telephone service as service is deregulated according to a new law passed in 2016.  If you are what is known as a POLR customer (Provider of Last Resort) it will be especially important for you to be aware of these changes.
get ready for 10-digit dialing!
AARP Maine has been the lead opponent to FairPoint’s proposed deregulation of the Provider of Last Resort (POLR) service in Maine since 2012. Nearly 3,000 Mainers 50+ signed a petition to save landline phones, and legislators received hundreds of phone calls and emails from concerned citizen this session.
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If you live in one of these 25 Maine towns, your basic landline telephone service is on the chopping block.
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