Mark Bridge writes:
This week there’s a government exercise taking place in London. A number of civil servants and private sector employees are simulating the failure of the UK’s fixed-line telephone network. Called “White Noise”, it imagines a scenario where telephone exchanges are destroyed by a giant subterranean monster that pulls really hard on all those underground cables.
Phone-paid service regulator PhonepayPlus has launched a campaign in partnership with Parentline Plus to help parents whose children have mobile phones. Entitled “A phone is for life… not just for Christmas” its suggestions include: