Internet revamp for humble landline planned by landline operators

Internet revamp for humble landline planned by landline operators

The technology that currently powers landline telephones is to be switched off in 2025 – but don’t panic, you will still be able to have a handset in the hallway should you wish. The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is a modern version of 19th Century technology – it is what brings the connection into your home via a copper cable – but its days are numbered, according to Openreach, which has already begun work on an Internet revamp for the humble landline.

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