The landline phone just made the same list as the Trout Cod, the Maccoa Duck and the Altai Weasel.
The endangered species list.
In the age of unlimited long distance, texting and messaging cell plans, the landline's on life support.
Yet Josh Elledge, Chief Executive "Angel" of SavingsAngel.com, said there's an argument for keeping your landline. Actually, four:
* GREATER RELIABILITY. "Particularly if your cell phone doesn’t get great coverage at home," said Elledge. "The argument can be made for either side regarding reliability in a power outage. Personally, my home phones are cordless - so a power outage would leave me unable to use them unless plugged into to a generator - or battery backup. Still, many people believe that non-powered landline phones are the most reliable method of phone communication."