Why is a landline useful?

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I think it is a good idea to have a land line. because it is great, when storms hit and you lose power your phone will still work, as long as it is a phone that does not have a answering machine or wireless phones as they need to have power to make them work. so just a plain old telephone is wise to have.i have Verizon home phone service plus Fios for tv and internet and cell phone, works great! I still use my home phone quite often, don't need to charge it, very secure cell's are not, plus cellphone have been proven to be a health concern, radiation from cell signal . I use both but prefer land line also not a big fan of texting its so impersonal
 
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In my recent conversation with AT&T I was informed lthat in the near future AT&T will no longer install landline residential service, that existing landline accounts will be maintained, but that if I cancel our landline service it will NOT be reinstalled.. AT&T has not yet decided if it will reinstall landline service to a new address if I move. The reason I was given is that maintenance and home service calls on landline service is too costly for AT&T to continue.on new accounts.