Landline Replacement | PSTN Switch Off | Fidelity Group UK
PSTN Switch Off
Prepare for the PSTN switch off
Embrace the future of telephony by replacing your landline with VoIP before the Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN) is switched off in 2025.
In 2025, the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is being switched off by BT Openreach, which means everyone, including businesses, currently using PSTN-based services will need to move to another service before then.
The alternative? Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), a solution that transmits voice calls and data using an internet connection.
This is a major step towards the United Kingdom’s mass IP-network migration, with VoIP core networks set to replace all the legacy PSTN services in just a few years’ time.
Why should I care?
What is VoIP?
What about my Special Services?
Why should I change?
VoIP is a much better alternative to traditional landlines, and it will be the industry standard for years to come. This technology offers many opportunities and benefits for your business:
What do I need to know?
We understand that this change can be daunting for your business and you may have some doubts, but the move to VoIP need not be difficult:
Continuity of service
Keeping your number
Ease of use
PSTN Switch Off and Landline Replacement Timeline
BT AnnouncementBT Openreach announces its intention to switch off the PSTN in 2025.
Salisbury Stop SellCustomers In Salisbury cannot purchase new ISDN lines or add new features.
Exchanges Stop SellCustomers across 169 locations cannot purchase new ISDN lines or add new features.
Salisbury End of LifeThe PSTN network is completely switched off in Salisbury.
UK Stop SellCustomers across the whole country cannot purchase new ISDN lines or add new features.
UK End of LifeThe PSTN network is completely switched off across the UK.