Why Do People Still Have Landlines

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					Why Do People Still Have Landlines? Cell phones only seem to be becoming more and
more popular, prompting the question: "Why do people still have landlines anyway?"
After all, cell phones usually make it easier to contact people, in a number of ways, such
as mobility and long distance rates. There are a number of answers to this question, but
the largest lie in the realms of security and online capability. One of the biggest reasons a
lot of people still have landlines, in addition to simple tradition, is because of the security
concerns associated with cell phones. Because cell phones are wireless, and use satellites
to communicate, this means that theoretically anyone could on the right frequency could
listen into your conversation. While this is not a common problem, it is a major concern.
Another issue, of course, is the internet. When most people first got the internet, they did
so by dialing up through the land line. Today, this option is so ubiquitous that it is next to
free, but you can also get high speed internet through the phone line. In fact, a lot of high
speed internet connections require a land line in order for you to get the fastest speed and
best rates available. One of the major arguments against having a land line in the age of
cell phones is the fact that published landline numbers are those most harassed by
telemarketers and other unsolicited callers. While this is somewhat true, you do not have
to be a victim. After all, with a landline with caller ID, who owns a phone number is
never a great mystery. You can search this number on the internet to find out more about
its owner and other relevant information that may help you take further action against
unwanted calls. Martin Verite is a freelance reporter and technologist who enjoys
covering the telecommunications industry. Find out everything you need to know about
reverse cell phone lookups at his site

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