Welcome to the landline phone service knowledge center where you'll find detailed information about home phone service, and landline providers.
What is Landline Phone Service?
Landline phone is often referred to as P.O.T.S. or plain ol' telephone service. It's basically the original analog phone service that runs over copper wire, and is the original infrastructure phone service was based on throughout the U.S., and the world.
Benefits of a Landline
Landline phone service can be a bit more costly than newer digital lines, but it comes with numerous benefits. 911 was first introduced over the landline grid, and works best under this very platform today. In addition to being the most reliable phone service for 911, it's also dependable in power outages, since you don't need electricity from the power grid to your home to make phone calls over a landline.
Availability of Landline Phone Service
Landline phone service providers are available in nearly every home, and office in the United States. They can range from small local landline companies, to huge corporate providers that have been around for decades. If you were to look in your phone book under utilities for local phone service, chances are the local phone company they have listed is a landline company.
How to Save on Landline Service
Traditionally landline phone with long distance has been quite expensive. Thanks to deregulation, and competition all of that has changed. You can bundle local phone service with an unlimited long distance calling plan which will give you unlimited calling anywhere in the United States for a flat monthly rate with no cent per minute long distance charges. Prices for bundled local and long distance typically fall below $50 per month.
Not only can you bundle long distance, but it's also possible your landline provider offers digital TV, and high-speed Internet, and if you need one, or both of these services there is a good chance you'll get a discount for bundling TV and Internet with your phone service.
How Do I Find Landline Providers in My Area?
Easy! Just fill out the form at the top of this page. We'll take your information and match it to landline phone service providers in your area, so you can compare landline packages and plans based on your location, or service address. Alternativley, if you see your provider on our list, you can simply click on that provider to learn more, fill out the required information, and we'll show you calling plans for that provider at your service address. Once you've found the plan you're looking for you can sign up online, or call our toll free number to have an agent help you get signed up.