Even with the popularity of cell phones on the rise in India, the use of landline phones seems to be inevitable. Also, this is an added facility that is available to the people in case they undergo any kind of emergency inside or outside home. Though communication has made its way even to very remote places in the country, there are still some places which completely depend on the use of landline phones.
Since landline phones are considered to be a very basic need for the people, there are a number of network providers like BSNL, Airtel, Reliance, Tata etc. The services of the landline phones are now being started to club with others like web browsing, TV services etc. The eternal advantage of the fixed line being cost effective has always been there with these phones.