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Landline telephones to be axed by 2025

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https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/15869163 ... y-mobiles/

I don't use mine anyway, always have used a mobile.


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Very interesting but not exactly unexpected although 2025 does seem a bit early.
Has anyone on here still got a landline?
I have a BT socket in about 4 or 5 rooms here but the last time I had a landline must have been about 10 years ago or so.


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We will still need fibre optics?


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blockheed wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 14:08 We will still need fibre optics?
In the short term but haven't they got much better with 5G?

6G will be around the corner and even 5G will become useless in comparison because what the new technology will be capable of is unreal, I've heard some amazing things that this will bring to the table.


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blockheed wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 14:08 We will still need fibre optics?
This will be seen to be primitive as well in about 20 years time.


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cam wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 21:20
blockheed wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 14:08 We will still need fibre optics?
This will be seen to be primitive as well in about 20 years time.
Technology will always be getting better, even 20 years after that as well.
Will we still be around by then though? With the way we're destroying this planet I'll be surprised if we get to that stage without the weather stopping us.


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Steve30000 wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 22:13
cam wrote: 15 Aug 2021, 21:20

This will be seen to be primitive as well in about 20 years time.
Technology will always be getting better, even 20 years after that as well.
Will we still be around by then though? With the way we're destroying this planet I'll be surprised if we get to that stage without the weather stopping us.
What is going on is crazy.
We in the rich countries are destroying the planet through consumerism and waste but imagine if everyone in the world had the sort of life we had.


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This is something I hadn't gave much thought to but having a wire into your home to connect to the internet or making a phone call does seem a little silly nowadays :lol:


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red ken wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 11:52 This is something I hadn't gave much thought to but having a wire into your home to connect to the internet or making a phone call does seem a little silly nowadays :lol:
Have you got wires leading to the bolts on your neck still :lolboard:


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I've lived in my current home for 5 years but only got mobile reception a month ago...plenty of places local that are still without mobile reception.


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