Many of us have the opportunity to get rid of our landline home phone service. Some people can maintain this service just because they are afraid of letting go of something that was part of their lives because they were born. However, there is good reason to landline? If you get rid of it?
Generation who were born on mobile phones, it is difficult to justify to consider that old-fashioned POTS services. One person who lives alone, or do not have a lot of young couples sitting at home phone. They began with a mobile phone, and live with their parents, so all their friends were used to calling them a cell phone. As they move their mobile phone number remains the primary so many do not bother to get a landline service.
What about family? If you have young children at home, with our free mobile phones, would not you want a reliable phone service only for the safety of home? What would happen if there was an emergency and you need to call 911? What to do if your child needs to call 911? Landline phone is a reliable and dependable method of emergency communications. You would also have the opportunity to “call home” and to speak what is. You may not want to speak with the person, their family, and just talk with someone in your home. In this case more convenient to call the home phone instead of calling everyone on their cell phones.
What about situations such as power outages from major storms? If you are unfortunate to be influenced by a hurricane, its power can be a few days. There is a good chance that your landline phone still works because it does not need power at the mobile models). If there is an extended power outage, as you would like to recharge your cell phone? Do you speak by phone a lot? If you are a talkative person and tend to spend more time on the phone, you may be better to do that a landline phone that is not only a certain number of minutes per month.
Another reason to keep a traditional phone service easier to use a fax machine. Although there are ways to fax over the Internet using your scanner, there are many who work from their home office and even the “old fashioned” fax machine.
Maybe you thought that you have all of the situations listed above and would like to keep the home phone service, but really need to cut costs somewhere. Maybe you can keep your landline service, but also reduce costs. Have you tried to remove unnecessary services from your home phone? You pay an additional call waiting and caller ID? What about long distance…