Good news for phone fans: BT has scrapped plans to scrap analogue landlines for the time being

BT has announced it will postpone previous plans to switch customers from copper fixed lines to internet services.

The Group’s decision to reverse the transition – or at least postpone it for the time being – comes in response to concerns from vulnerable groups and incidents involving telehealth equipment, which is considered vital for an estimated two million people in Britain , could stop functioning.