Even in this day and age when everyone seems to have a mobile phone, there are a number of good reasons why you should still hang on to your landline telephone service. For one thing there are lots of neat features that can be found on a cordless phone with expandable and speakerphone capabilities.

One thing that many people don’t consider is what is going to happen if your power is out for a few days. Eventually your cell phone will run out of power and you’ll be cut off from the rest of the world. With the AT&T CL84102 DECT 6.0 Expandable Corded/Cordless Phone with Answering System and Caller ID/Call Waiting, you get both a corded and cordless phone. The cordless handset won’t work without power, but the corded one will work just fine with land-line power, although some of the features will not. The system is expandable up to 12 handsets and has speakerphone capabilities.

VTech is another trusted name in communication products. If you are looking for something that already comes with extra handsets, consider their LS6425-3 DECT 6.0 Expandable Cordless Phone with Answering System with 3 Handsets. It is a stylish silver color with a trim base that won’t take up a lot of space. It comes with three handsets but you can expand it by purchasing more of them.

While it is not commonly known, not having a landline phone actually can hurt your credit rating. Although this will likely change eventually, if you are concerned about those few points it might slide, you might want to keep it in service for now. With these cordless phone with expandable and speakerphone features, you’ll be glad to anyhow. Having an expandable system means you can have a handset in every room of your home. No more rushing to answer the phone when you can keep one handy at all times.