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Landline phone service in San Mateo, CA

Home phone service in San Mateo, CA that doesn't require internet

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Simple, dependable, affordable home phone service, with no copper cables or internet required, starting at $39/month.

No internet required
Don’t let the strength of your internet connection decide whether you can connect with your loved ones.
Unlimited nationwide calling
Stay in touch with loved ones anywhere in the United States with unlimited minutes.
Customer support you can actually reach
Helpful, knowledgeable customer support you can reach via chat, email, or phone.
Get a new, local number
Or, keep your existing number by transferring it from your current provider.
30-second setup
You can set it up yourself — no technician required. All you need is a power outlet.
Works during power outages
Backup battery keeps you connected when the power goes out.
Spam call blocking

Are you or your family tired of  daily spam calls?

Don't be terrified every time your phone rings. Ask our landline specialists about spam call blocking during a call or send a request to a waiting list.
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Or call our landline specialists at
866-969-4886
Plans starting at $39/month

A better landline phone service for San Mateo, CA residents

Unlimited nationwide calling
Keep your existing number
Voicemail and call waiting
Get a new, local number
Connects with any landline phone
Lifetime hardware warranty
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Or call our landline specialists at
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$99 deposit for the landline base

How it works

Community Phone offers unlimited local and long-distance calling by connecting your landline phone to cell phone towers in your area.

Setup in two easy steps
1
Landline Base
Plug our landline base into a power outlet
2
Landline Phone
Plug a phone into the jack on our landline base
3
Local cell towers
Your base connects your landline phone to local cell towers. Installation is that easy!
Check your address for coverage
Or call our landline specialists at
866-969-4886

30-Day Coverage Guarantee. Lifetime peace of mind.

If you do not have coverage, you can send it back to us for a refund.

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866-969-4886

Dozens of other features

Take full control over your phone service experience. Schedule a demo today.

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International calling

Call anywhere in the world for a low per-minute rate.

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Spam call blocking

End spam calls once and for all.

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Choose your new number

Get a new toll free or local area code number, and choose the rest of the digits.

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Call routing

Set up a dial menu and route calls to any phone and phone number.

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Voicemail to email

Send recordings of voicemails to your email.

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Call forwarding

Forward calls from a cell phone or landline, and get rid of your existing phone service completely.

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Dozens of other features

Take full control over your phone service experience. Schedule a demo today.

Learn more

International calling

Call anywhere in the world for a low per-minute rate.

Learn more

Spam call blocking

End spam calls once and for all.

Learn more

Choose your new number

Get a new toll free or local area code number, and choose the rest of the digits.

Learn more

Call routing

Set up a dial menu and route calls to any phone and phone number.

Learn more

Voicemail to email

Send recordings of voicemails to your email.

Learn more

Call forwarding

Forward calls from a cell phone or landline, and get rid of your existing phone service completely.

Learn more

Landline Service in Every City in California

A special deal for our customers over 60

Get $50 off your landline base, and your first three months of service for just $29/month. To get started, call us at 866-969-4886 and ask our sales representatives about our Senior Discount.

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  • The Best Landline Phone Service for San Mateo, CA

    Reliable home phone service in San Mateo, CA that doesn't require internet

    Unlimited nationwide calling
    30-second setup
    Keep your existing number (or get a new one)
    Works without internet or power
    Check your address for coverage
    Or call our landline specialists at
    866-969-4886
    See why 14,000+ people have made Community Phone the highest-rated landline provider in San Mateo, CA
    Gordon C
    23 Aug 2022
    Placing our order for a home phone line was easy, and the equipment arrived 3 days. We were up and running in no time, and service has been working perfectly!
    Tanner Callahan
    18 July 2022
    Simple to set up, good customer service and most important, the price is good.
    Virginia
    21 May 2022
    Excellent customer service, patient, answered all questions with respect. Recommended the service to others, without hesitation.
    Linda Ybarra
    10 months ago
    quick. ez. no nonsense, no unnecessary frills/charges. very user friendly equipment/set up processes from start to finish. our elderly people need you! thank you
    Fred Olson
    28 July 2022
    I am very pleased with Community Phone. From how nice their customer service agents were to how easy it was to set up. Highly recommended.
    H Tomlinson
    27 April 2022
    This phone is exceptional great.My experience with this phone goes above and beyond the technological phase in listening and conducting calls excellent output.
    Gordon C
    23 Aug 2022
    Placing our order for a home phone line was easy, and the equipment arrived 3 days. We were up and running in no time, and service has been working perfectly!
    Tanner Callahan
    18 July 2022
    Simple to set up, good customer service and most important, the price is good.
    Virginia
    21 May 2022
    Excellent customer service, patient, answered all questions with respect. Recommended the service to others, without hesitation.
    Linda Ybarra
    10 months ago
    quick. ez. no nonsense, no unnecessary frills/charges. very user friendly equipment/set up processes from start to finish. our elderly people need you! thank you
    Fred Olson
    28 July 2022
    I am very pleased with Community Phone. From how nice their customer service agents were to how easy it was to set up. Highly recommended.
    H Tomlinson
    27 April 2022
    This phone is exceptional great.My experience with this phone goes above and beyond the technological phase in listening and conducting calls excellent output.
    Gordon C
    23 Aug 2022
    Placing our order for a home phone line was easy, and the equipment arrived 3 days. We were up and running in no time, and service has been working perfectly!
    Tanner Callahan
    18 July 2022
    Simple to set up, good customer service and most important, the price is good.
    Virginia
    21 May 2022
    Excellent customer service, patient, answered all questions with respect. Recommended the service to others, without hesitation.
    Linda Ybarra
    10 months ago
    quick. ez. no nonsense, no unnecessary frills/charges. very user friendly equipment/set up processes from start to finish. our elderly people need you! thank you
    Fred Olson
    28 July 2022
    I am very pleased with Community Phone. From how nice their customer service agents were to how easy it was to set up. Highly recommended.
    H Tomlinson
    27 April 2022
    This phone is exceptional great.My experience with this phone goes above and beyond the technological phase in listening and conducting calls excellent output.
    Check your address for coverage
    Or call our landline specialists at
    866-969-4886

    Home phone service in San Mateo you can trust

    Local and long-distance calling. The Community Phone landline base connects your landline phone to cell towers on the nation’s 2 biggest providers
    30-second setup. Just plug the landline base into a power outlet, and plug their phone into the base. Our support team is there every step of the way.
    Works without internet or power. The landline base doesn’t use the internet, and a backup battery keeps you connected for up to 12 hours without power.
    Here to stay. As copper wire landline service is discontinued across the country, Community Phone offers the most reliable landline alternative.
    Check your address for coverage
    Or call our landline specialists at
    866-969-4886

    Community Phone is the best landline service in San Mateo, CA

    Provider

    BBB Rating

    Trustpilot Rating

    1. Community Phone

    2. Vonage

    3. Verizon

    4. AT&T

    5. Cox

    6. Spectrum

    Check your address for coverage
    Or call our landline specialists at
    866-969-4886

    Landline plans for San Mateo, CA

    Choose a plan that's right for you

    $
    34.92
    /month
    Pay yearly and get one month free
    $
    39
    /month
    Paid Monthly
    Check your address for coverage
    Or call our landline specialists at
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    San Mateo, CA landline phone service FAQs

    Who are the best landline phone service providers in San Mateo, CA?

    Community Phone is the best landline service provider in San Mateo, CA. Other service providers in the area such as AT&T and Xfinity all require an internet connection or a bundle with cable and internet services. Community Phone provides landline service in San Mateo, CA that doesn’t require internet.

    What is the cheapest home telephone service in San Mateo, CA?

    Community Phone offers the cheapest home telephone service in San Mateo, CA. Starting with plans from $39.00 per month, Community Phone has partnered with the largest nationwide carriers to provide strong and reliable coverage even in the most rural areas.

    Is landline service available in San Mateo, CA?

    Traditional copper wire (POTS) landline service is not available in San Mateo, CA. Community Phone allows you to keep your landline phone without internet or copper wire.

    In fact, Community Phone is the only landline phone service in San Mateo, CA that does not require internet. Other service providers such as Spectrum, AT&T, and Verizon require an internet connection or a bundle package with cable or internet.

    Does Community Phone have strong cell coverage in San Mateo, CA?

    According to survey results from Pew Research, "25% of people 65+ report never going online". That means that 4,125 seniors in San Mateo don't want their primary phone service tied to their internet, even if they do have internet.

    Community Phone works by connecting the landline phones of San Mateo residents to cell towers. And San Mateo is well-covered by cell towers; there are several cell towers in San Mateo, covering 12 square miles. Cell towers have excellent coverage within a 5-mile radius, so there are plenty of cell towers in San Mateo to provide strong coverage across the city. Community Phone serves every inch of San Mateo, not just the most populated zip codes like 94403, 94404, 94401.

    Can you get a landline phone without internet in San Mateo, CA?

    Yes. Community Phone is the only landline service provider in San Mateo, CA that does not require the internet to work. Community Phone’s landline phone connects to local cell towers in your area, rather than through the internet.

    Are copper wire landlines still available in San Mateo, CA?

    No, copper wire landline service will no longer be available at all in San Mateo, CA. By FCC Order 10-721A, traditional providers will no longer be required to offer copper wire landline service in San Mateo, CA, or anywhere in the country. These providers have already started ending their copper wire service across the country and replacing it with internet-based VoIP phone service. With this regulation lifted, they will continue to shut down copper wire service at a faster rate.

    How many people in San Mateo, CA still use landlines?

    Landline phone service usage in San Mateo is alive and well. Nearly 2/3rds of people over the age of 65 still use a landline. 6.8% of San Mateo's 104,430 people are over the age of 65, which means about 10,725 senior citizens in San Mateo still use landlines. Additionally, according to recent Pew Research data, 20% of seniors don't have any cell phone at all, meaning that 3,300 San Mateo residents completely rely on landlines for their phone service.

    Many landline alternatives require internet, but that's not an option for many San Mateo residents. 6.8% of San Mateo's 39,072 households do not have the internet at all, which means 2,657 households can't use internet-based landline service.

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  • Adelanto
  • Agoura Hills
  • Alameda
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  • Aliso Viejo
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  • Arroyo Grande
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