End of POTS & Chat Fragmentation
July 17, 2019
In reply to Doc Morbius https://mastodon.cloud/@dredmorbius/102357651020681668 I consider POTS dead in the water. Simple reason: It only works if you have an address, and expect to be present at it. The only people I can imagine having POTS at this point, either a) Can’t avoid it because it’s a Requirement for ring-in of guests in their apartment complex. They keep it unplugged unless they’re expecting someone. b) Refuse to get cellphones, are over 65 years old, disdain phone calls anyway, and just have it on General Principles because they had it for the last 40 years so why stop now. c) Got it bundled with their DSL and never use it. My generation and beyond… seriously? If we even have a stable address, the last thing we want is a ringer plugged into the wall. It can’t even take texts, are you kidding? I hand someone a phone number they’re...