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Openreach signals start of switch from analogue to digital phone lines

3 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Openreach has kicked off the beginning of the end for analogue phone lines with the launch of a major consultation process. The company has revealed it is to consult with its customers and telecom industry groups about the planned withdrawal of products that make use of BT's analogue phone network. Parent BT has made it clear it wants to migrate all users from the Public Switched Telephone Network to IP by 2025 so its voice services can compete better with over the top like Skype and WhatsApp. Whereas PSTN requires a complex network of physical lines, IP services only need the Internet to...
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