This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. The company started Digital Voice plans in 2019 and could isolate older Britons and pensioners who rely on landlines as their primary form of communication with the outside world. They will need to adapt in the years to come, and there are several ways they can keep their landline surviving past 2025.
Elderly households may have held on to old landline consoles running from a walled connection. If they want to keep using their landline, they may need a hand to step into the 21st century. Engineers can make home visits to bring their setup up to snuff, and console owners will need to make a few adjustments themselves. BT has provided a six-step guide to set it up, so those who don't have one may need to set it up themselves. READ MORE: Prince Harry was 'desperate to give an interview on phone hacking'