Definition Edit

Wireline refers to a service that connects to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) through a local loop of copper wire or fiber optic cable that terminates in a fixed location at a customer premises.

Overview Edit

"Over 1,000 companies offer wireline, facilities‐based communications services in the United States. Wireline companies serve as the backbone of the Internet."[1]

References Edit

  1. Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices (WG4): Final Report, at 5.

See also Edit

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