TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Home Phones Face Uncertain Future

Re: Home Phones Face Uncertain Future

Isaiah Beard (
Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:51:05 -0400

Lisa Minter wrote:

> Nokia in the UK seems to feel landline phones will be gone entirely
> in the next few years, at least in many countries, replaced by
> cellular phones.

Yes, and there were quite a few dot-com-boom companies in the 90's
saying that by now the desktop PC would be extinct. Guess who, in
fact, became extinct by now? Go figure.

The landline phone's peak has come and gone, but it won't be gone.
Anyone who has complained about the sound quality of a cell phone
connection (nearly all of us, I would think) can attest to this.

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