Digital subscriber line, commonly known as dsl, is a type of wireline transmission technology used for connecting homes and businesses to the internet. Dsl uses existing coaxial copper technology and a modem to provide users with a broadband connection for transmitting digital data. User bob61571 writes in to note that the carrier has also once again brought out the ultra-cheap dsl tiers, promising users naked up to 1mbps dsl for 19. washington requiring the sale of digital subscriber line service on a stand-alone basis is unnecessary because naked dsl is generally available in its markets, verizon communications inc. User acadiel writes in looks like verizon is finally offering naked dsl (or dry loop dsl). Earthlink offers naked dsl - only in verizon territory, dslreports 7102007 fcc adds naked dsl caveat to at&t, mci deals, free press 1182005 bellsouth preps for wireless naked dsl, cnet 6102005 fcc finds that states cannot force bells to provide dsl service to clec voice customers. anyway, im currently a dsl subscriber with verizon and our phone is through v as well, but we really want to simply drop the phone line and keep the dsl line. Additionally verizon is offering their naked dsl, or dry loop dsl as they like to call it (allows customer to buy dsl without requiring them to also buy a phone line), for 29. I want to move my home phone to an internet service, but i have verizon dsl and the company wont let me deactivate phone service without unplugging my broadband too. When you think of verizon, you probably think of fios, their popular 100 fiber internet plan. In fact, their core service offering has long been good old-fashioned dsl internet, which is currently sold as verizon high speed internet. For customers who cant get fios, verizon high speed internet is a passable plan b.