| Disclaimer: we don't use a landline much at all. It's merely there as a backup in case cell phones somehow aren't working, for the kids to use, emergencies, etc.
Bought an Ooma on Amazon for $79 (one-time purchase); a V-Tech cordless phone and base for $13 (one-time purchase); and the Ooma service is only $3.50 a month for unlimited calls, etc.
Went that route over 3 years ago and haven't regretted it once. Ooma - ( New Window )