- Traditional landlines are often extremely expensive;
- HD voice clarity is greatly improved;
- Old copper wire technology is no longer as reliable as it was 50 years ago; and
- Landlines are not portable.
There once was a business world ruled only by landline telephone services. However, with the advent of modern technology, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers a popular alternative to the conglomerate landline giant. No longer are businesses restricted to desks with corded phones, but can now roam freely amidst Smartphones, tablets and the mighty Internet. Over the past decade, the telecommunications industry has undergone a dramatic shift. For many years there simply were no alternatives to landlines, which is why landline telephone companies were able to charge a small fortune. Why have landline subscribers declined so rapidly? The sum of this equation contains several parts: