factJack Posted May 2, 2022 Share Posted May 2, 2022 On 5/1/2022 at 6:08 AM, alexa said: Are landlines about to become extinct ? My landline doesn't get hacked or stolen - and NEVER vibrates in my pocket during Tchaikovsky's Fifth: BT's Beattie MAUREEN LIPMAN gives a ringing defence of the home phone as it faces extinction MAUREEN LIPMAN: I hate with a passion the drug that I am addicted to. It is oblong, sits in a leatherette cover, at my bedside, in my handbag, and wants my attention like a chihuahua on heat. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-10770979/BTs-Beattie-MAUREEN-LIPMAN-gives-ringing-defence-home-phone-faces-extinction.html People are rapidly ditching lanelines and packages from bt and virg because they're always putting up the prices and virgin especially there is loads of downtime. I know of 5 households who have ditched these for 4G routers with sim slot and unlimited data tariffs. Apparently 5g routers are still too expensive. Also you can move house and get a sim slot router and data sim up and running next day where BT and Virg you usually have to wait a couple of weeks for a connection date. 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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