BT6500 handset will intercept 80 per cent of nuisance sales calls, while there's also a 'do not disturb feature'.
Virgin Media has dangled a carrot to encourage customers to keep their home landline by launching a new app that offers free calls over Wi-Fi.
The Archos 35 Smart Home Phone does everything from checking your emails and posting on Facebook to talking on Skype.
The price of calling mobile phones from your landline will fall by a whopping 85 per cent by April 2015, a legal tribunal has confirmed.
The Labour government is set to ditch plans to tax landlines to pay for improvements to the nationwide broadband network, at least until after the next general election.