As I'd posted this poll a week or so back, general direct-dialed telephony, a/k/a PSTN (public switched telephone networks) seem to be in trouble. I think we could be within five years of their total collapse. And no, not just land lines (already about 25% of their peak in much of the US), but _all_ direct-dialed phones: mobile and VOIP included.
The problem, as I'd written before, is paradoxically the _low_ cost of calls. This is inducing tremendous volumes of junk calls, with one ...
@szbalint There appear to be plenty of call centre calls in Switzerland on landlines, as far as I can tell. I hear that that insurances will call, there are telemarketing polls, and some fraudsters, too. I should ask them about incident rates, though. How many calls per week would you deem to be OK?