June 16, 2005 British Telecom (BT) launched the world's first combined fixed and mobile phone service - the new service is to be call "BT Fusion" and is somewhat of a milestone in the ongoing telecommunications revolution. BT Fusion works just like a mobile phone when you are out and about, but switches automatically and seamlessly onto a BT Broadband line when you get home. That means you get all the convenience and all the features of a mobile phone but with fixed lines prices and quality. BT Fusion will offer savings by allowing calls to UK landline numbers to be charged at BT landline rates of 5.5p for up to an hour for all off-peak calls and 3p a minute at peak times.
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