Landline phones designed for hearing loss
An amplified telephone is a landline phone designed specifically for people with hearing loss.
They have features which include:
- hearing aid compatibility
- a separate control to boost the volume through the handset and an extra loud ringer
- a handset tone control, which allows you to change speech tones and make people’s voices sound clearer
- other features to make the phone easier to use, such as large dial buttons.
An amplified telephone can cost between £30 for a simple model to £80 if extra features are available.