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Telia Finland discontinues fixed line telephony in 2019

Wednesday 9 January 2019 | 11:47 CET | News
Telia Finland said it will discontinue the provision of fixed line telephony in 2019 and is encouraging customers to switch to mobile phone services. It said its mobile network covers is 99.9 percent of the population. Jari Collin, technology director, said the number of landline subscriptions has been decreasing steadily year by year, and that the technology was becoming "obsolete".

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Companies: Telia Finland
Countries: Finland
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