What was once frowned upon and kept quiet, is now rising to the forefront. AT&T is actively marketing naked DSL, which allows a subscriber to get DSL service without an underlying voice line, in the Detroit market. AT&T is bundling naked DSL with Cingular wireless service in an attempt to appeal to customers who have cut their landline voice. While this is a somewhat remarkable story for a company that has a voice landline legacy, it is really of no surprise. AT&T realizes that a growing population of consumers no longer needs or values landline voice service. This exposed example is one of many to come for most legacy voice carriers.
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