Reply to post: Re: line open

Brits conned out of nearly £24m in phone scams in one year

david 12

Re: line open

2-3 minutes! (now reduced to 10 seconds).

On the old analog system, the line would stay connected for (long time) to (forever). In Aus this led to some very large call charges when mobiles first became popular. But AUS long ago went to something like 45sec for landlines, and almost-immediate if either of the phones is a mobile.

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