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Wireline

The use of an Ethernet or other cable to connect a computer to the Internet or another computer. The advent of wireless technology has made it less common for home computers.
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3 million--experienced a landline decline of 20 percent between 2012 and 2016, from 148,946 total lines to 118,573.
Ofcom said it is concerned that people who buy landline services on their own -- those who do not have broadband or a pay-TV service -- are not being served well by the market.
In 2012, Vodafone bought TelstraClear, in a move to give a push to the landline services.
In Pakistan as well, landline voice telephony is considered as the biggest and cheapest communication tool available to businesses.
All voice video calls and messaging is free-of-cost from SmartLink to SmartLink while standard landline tariff is applicable for calls to PTCL landline and mobile operators.
State- run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL) dominates landline phone connections with 62.
The change also is opposed by individuals for whom landline access is a necessity, such as people who wear pacemakers or medical alert bracelets that require landline links.
That's twice the rate from just five years ago, although the pace of dumping landlines seems to have slowed down in recent years.
Coupled with our upgraded Fibre-Fast Tattoo Home broadband bundles, our customers can enjoy faster internet speeds with free landline to mobile calls at a more affordable price," shares Globe Vice President for Tattoo Home Broadband Business Jurist Gamban.
Customers who have disconnected their landline or broadband services before 31st Aug 2013 can avail this offer before 31st Oct 2013.
Adam Kirby, of comparison website uSwitch, said: "This deal could be just what savvy consumers are looking for and possibly a sign of things to come for the humble landline.
Dubai: Residents have welcomed etisalat's announcement that it will give eLife and standalone landline subscribers free country-wide landline-to-landline calls, on top of its previous service of free calls within the same emirate, beginning July 1.