Neowin News Feed for: Landline Neowin News Feed for: Landline en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 BT told to cut landline-only customers' bills <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The telecom regulator, Ofcom, has ordered BT to put a price cap on its landline-only offerings because customers aren&#039;t getting their value for money. This will mostly benefit vulnerable customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 06 Mar 2017 20:58:01 +0000 BT to raise phone and broadband prices for the third time in 16 months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BT has announced that it&#039;s raising its phone and broadband prices for the third time in less than a year and a half, and introducing a new charge of £3.50 per month for BT Sport for some TV customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:16:01 +0000 BT launches free landline 'junk voicemail' service to tackle nuisance calls in the UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BT&#039;s new Call Protect service is free for its home landline customers, diverting nuisance calls - such as those from accident claims firms, or computer scammers - to a new &#039;junk voicemail&#039; box. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:30:01 +0000 UK: 60% of people only have line rental for internet connectivity <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new study carried out in the UK shows that many customers only buy line rental for the sake of getting online. Those that buy line rental to solely use the internet was put at 60% in the study. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 25 Nov 2016 02:26:01 +0000 Google announces $10 home phone service for Fiber subscribers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Home phones aren&#039;t dead yet. Despite the decline of landlines in the wake of rising mobile phone usage, Google will offer a home VoIP service called Fiber Phone for its gigabit Internet customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Devon) Tue, 29 Mar 2016 22:00:01 +0000 EE and O2 UK acknowledge issues preventing some customers making or receiving calls [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EE and O2, two of the UK&#039;s largest mobile carriers, have acknowledged network issues that have left some customers unable to make or receive calls today - but the cause is not yet clear. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:35:49 +0000 BT is increasing prices for broadband and landline customers by 7% <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Leading UK telecoms provider BT is increasing its prices from September, less than ten months after the last 6.5% increase. Line rental will go up by £1, and broadband charges will rise by almost 7%. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:52:01 +0000 BT increases home broadband and landline prices by up to 6.5% <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BT is increasing its broadband and home phone prices by up to 6.5% - almost four times the rate of inflation - from December, but its CEO says the company is &quot;sensitive to the tough economic times&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:31:04 +0000 Texting preferred over talking in the UK says Ofcom <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/154730683smartphones.png" alt="" /></div>Brits no longer feel the need to have a good chinwag on the old dog-and-bone, with the younger generation leading the charge of sending text messages over making calls, so says a recent Ofcom study. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:12:34 +0000 iPod Touch with camera, the new landline <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/604780744ip.jpg" alt="" /></div>Previous rumours regarding a new generation of Nano with inbuilt camera functionality seem to have faded to dust. According to Wired magazine's website, this has paved the way for a fresh bout of rumours, this... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 22 Jul 2009 21:19:56 +0000