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Britain’s oldest man still waiting for BT Infinity

if only he could remember his password...‘I initially thought that Infinity was a reference to bandwidth, but I now realise it’s an indication of the average waiting time.’

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Posted: Aug 8th, 2014
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World’s last ‘Trimphone impersonator’ dies, aged 97

‘My aunt would jump up from her chair and dash into the hall. She’d sit down at the telephone table, pick up the phone, and say in her poshest voice, “Bishop’s Stortford 7849, who’s speaking please? Deirdre, is that you love? Speak to me, pet.”

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2012
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British Telecom admits: ‘We don’t have a phone’

BT went ex-directory months ago‘We disconnected because of nuisance calls from customers.’

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Posted: Sep 17th, 2009
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Shropshire woman uses phone box

Delighted BT bosses were celebrating today after a coin was found to have been deposited in a call box in Shrewsbury. The 50p coin, the first to be collected by BT staff in over two years, will boost predicted takings from phone boxes by 500%.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2009
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