What’s A PSTN Line?

PSTN stands for Public Switched Telephone Network, or the traditional circuit-switched telephone network.

This is the system that has been in general use since the late 1800s.

The phones themselves are known by several names, such as PSTN, landlines, Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS), or fixed-line telephones.

What is a PSTN phone line?

PSTN uses an old technology whereby circuit-switched copper phone lines are used to transmit analogue voice data. It is the basic service that you have at home and in a small business. As a dedicated service, a PSTN line cannot be used for any other purpose while a call is being made.

What does PSTN stand for?

Public Switched Telephone Network

What is PSTN line rental?

PSTN Line Rental

Available to you is a FREE PSTN LINE INSTALLATION promotion when ordered with our Broadband. The free phone line installation charge is only available where ADSL or FTTC broadband is ordered as part of a simultaneous provision with a line we supply.

What is difference between PSTN and ISDN?

“PSTN” means “Public Switched Telephone Network,” and “ISDN” means “Integrated Services Digital Network.” One of the main differences that can be seen between the two is that PSTN lines are analogue while ISDN lines are digital. Unlike the PSTN, the ISDN provides better voice quality.