A heads up to those on Verizon regular telephone or DSL service. Verizon will decommission copper wire service in Massachusetts starting in 2018.
The web address below explains what will happen. PDF documents for Massachusetts are linked.
Further search of the PDFs will list street names and street numbers that will be impacted. Found mine easily.
Some families (I am aware of personally) in multi-dwellings that have FIOS already installed in 2 or more dwellings have already received termination letters stating their copper service is ending, and to switch by a published cut-off date. The one I saw was for back in September of this year. Comcast was also in the building so they went with a Comcast bundle.
This means that you will need to switch to another carrier, or wait to see if Verizon will sell these copper telephone switching facilities and customers to another company such as Fairpoint Communications.
This is the trend nationally with this company.