Comcast Makes Me Give Up Phone Number I Had For 24 Years

Comcast Makes Me Give Up Phone Number I Had For 24 Years

Doris switched from Verizon to Comcast’s Xfinity phone service, assured she’d be able to take her longtime phone number with her. Comcast being Comcast, this wasn’t so and now all sorts of people, including Doris’s daughter, get a “not in service” number when they try to call her. [More]

Simple Ways To Slash Your Budget

Simple Ways To Slash Your Budget

Bargain Babe shares 10 easy ways you can cut your budget. Forward the link to anyone who still clings to their land line, which the blogger insists — correctly, in my eyes — nobody with a cell phone needs. [More]

AT&T Asks FCC To Deep-Six Landlines

AT&T Asks FCC To Deep-Six Landlines

AT&T wants out of the landline business and has asked the FCC to consider authorizing an all-internet phone network, GigaOM reports: [More]

After Your House Burns Down, Verizon Wants You To Use Your Melted Phone To Forward Your Calls

After Your House Burns Down, Verizon Wants You To Use Your Melted Phone To Forward Your Calls

Whoever or whatever they’ve got working the phones at Verizon doesn’t seem to understand the concept of “fire.” As in, “my house burned down and everything inside it is melted and charred.” It’s not a difficult concept, but James’s father in-law was unable to explain it to Verizon.