Since more and more users are abandoning landline phone service in favor of cell phones, don't look for your telco to spend much money on improving the physical plant either.
In my case, delivery is via the cable company (and, of course, laws of physics apply) but, interestingly, the telephone company has just brought fibre optic cable to our neighbourhood. I have a coil of it in a box on the side of the garage.
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