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Openreach consults on shift of 16 MEEELLION phone lines to VoIP by 2025

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Depending how it's implemented, people can absolutely keep their existing phones and sockets. They don't need to take a broadband service, at least not one with functional Internet access.

I've seen home broadband routers that are capable of being plugged into the home phone wiring and that generate all the tones and voltages required for a home phone to appear to work exactly as it did before. The change to VoIP is transparent.

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