Problems with Making Phone Calls
It might seem like we’re in a technology savvy world where the internet is the only source of entertainment and all communications come from cellphone towers, but that is not always the case. Where my home is situated, we don’t get good cellphone reception, so we have to rely more heavily on a landline to get or receive calls. We are able to get on the internet as of this year, but the connection speed is very slow compared to what most people experience when they live in a city or small town. We’ve adapted to this way of life, but some people couldn’t handle it.
Telephone service in our small town is a luxury. We have been lucky enough to have a landline at our home, but some of our neighbors are living too far away from the telephone poles to connect the landline wires to their homes. Without cellphone service or a landline connection, there’s no other way to reach someone from the outside world. If you like living in a remote condition, then you might like living in my neighborhood. However, we need to have the phone operating properly in order to conduct business, so we have had to get someone out to our home to make sure we’re getting calls the way we should.
The phone line was installed when we bought our home a year ago, but it wasn’t always working perfectly. There were times when the calls would disconnect, and there were some calls …