Cell phones forum: Does it still make sense to keep my home telephone line?

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) November 27, 2013 2:48 PM PST

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Does it still make sense to keep my home telephone line?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 11/27/13 2:48 PM

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Does it still make sense to keep my home telephone line alive?


Hi, I hope you can help me decide whether I should terminate my
telephone land line or not. Both my wife and I have had cell
phones for several years now and it's safe to say that all we get
on our land line phone are calls from salespeople trying to sell
me time shares or ask me to donate money to their organizations.
We are now retired and on a fixed income and we are trying to
eliminate any additional expenses and the land line is one of
them. Does it make sense to keep our land line anymore since all
our friends and family call us on our cell phones? Are there any
safety or emergency concerns to not having a land line? Are there
any benefits to having one? Please help me with this decision, my
wife and I would really appreciate some advice.

--Submitted by Steven D.

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