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BT Pauses Digital Voice Rollout Following Complaints

On the 29th of March, BT announced that they have decided to pause the UK rollout of their Voice over IP (VoIP) style Digital Voice services. The new service meant that all calls would be made over a broadband network, rather than the old analogue network that carries calls via copper wire (technology that has […]


Landlines STILL Used by 70% of UK Businesses

Despite the Big Switch Off, a recent survey conducted by National Business Communications revealed that 69.5% of surveyed UK businesses are still using landlines within their company. Last year, we spoke about the looming Big Switch Off and how companies can prepare for the move from analogue to digital telephone communications. It appears many businesses […]


A Quick Guide to the PSTN and ISDN Switch Off

In 2025 BT is switching off their Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) services for everyone in the UK: both business and home lines. So, why are we talking about this now? The Big Switch Off is still a few years away, but this massive shake-up in the communications industry has […]