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BT pushes ahead with plans to switch off telephone network

Mystic Megabyte Silver badge
Mushroom

999 or war?

AFAICR selected large houses in the UK were pre-wired with multiple phone lines in case of a nuclear war. The idea was that the houses would become seats of regional government in whatever was left of the country. Once BT have stolen removed all the copper this plan is defunct. No doubt that any adversary will also have hacked the VOIP network leaving us totally screwed.

This is not cheerful news.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_Game

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