How to Switch to VoIP and Ditch Your Home Phone Bill Forever. While I can't do this, since I use a telephone line for DSL Internet in my home, some of you can save upwards of $50 a month by telling POTS to take a hike. No, I don't mean POTUS, who spoke to the Nation last night on TV. I mean Plain Old Telephone Service, which most of us have used to communicate all of our lives. Nowadays, more and more of us are using VOIP services like Skype, and cellular telephones, as our main telephone contact with the world. Many of us are using, or forwarding all our calls to, the ubiquitous Google Voice, which gives us one phone number to worry about. So, take a hard look at what you are spending on communication, read this How-To-Geek article, and get your Frugal Lawyer cap on.