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“Guess who this is!” – how to recognize the grandchild scam
1. February 2020

“Criminals get away with €28,000 in Simmershausen with the grandchild scam”; “Regensburg: Pensioner defrauded with the grandchild scam” or “The police asks for information: 84-year-old from Wesel victim of grandchild scam.” Con artists often pretend to be relatives of elderly or helpless persons in an attempt to get their hands on valuables and above all more

The most common Telephone Scams and Frauds and how to protect oneself
30. January 2020

Telephone fraud – one of the nastiest trick fraud tricks hits older people in particular, by shamelessly exploiting the good faith and social awareness of this group of people. We provide information about the most common forms of fraud and give advice on self-protection. One of us may hardly believe it, but telephone fraud causes more

Gigaset life series: Comfortable and safe senior phones
28. January 2020

Many people wish to live a self-determined life within their own four walls, even in old age. To do this, they should be able to rely on simple technology and functionality when making calls. The phones in the Gigaset life series are the perfect companion for these everyday needs. They combine an attractive design and more

Simple and convenient: Mobile telephony in old age
14. January 2020

Gigaset has been a leader in DECT telephony for years. Special offers for seniors are of course part of the portfolio of the “life series“. Gigaset has now expanded its portfolio with new senior smartphones and cell phones and makes mobile telephony easy and convenient in old age. The Gigaset senior cell phones are the more

The Gigaset year 2019 in review
7. January 2020

Not a month without. Many with two. Gigaset had a total of 18 premieres in 2019. A veritable firework of products – from smart home solutions to smartphones and professional communication solutions for companies. In this post we review the past year and look back on some of the highlights. Smart Home Everyone has heard more

Farewell landline connection?
17. December 2019

You can make calls with a smartphone anywhere – at a café, in the park or at the airport. So why not go the whole hog and get rid of the landline connection at home? There are good reasons that keep Germans from doing that – the landline phone will always have a raft of more

Want to make a business call? Ideally for a set date and time!
8. October 2019

Just about every meeting is scheduled in advance. Unfortunately, that’s not true of all phone calls. Most of us prefer to keep on calling the person we want to talk with until we get through. After all, even though around 26 million people in Germany feel it’s important to be able to be contacted at more

Looking for a new job? The phone helps!
27. September 2019

Is telephoning going out of fashion? According to the German Federal Network Agency, more than 17 billion hours of calls were made in 2010, while the figure for 2018 was almost 25 percent lower. Yet you should consciously reach for the phone when looking for a new job: An over-the-phone interview with the specialist or more

Risk from lightning down a telephone line?
30. August 2019

An average duration of about two milliseconds, a temperature of 30,000°C and an electric potential of some 100 million volts – lighting is an awe-inspiring phenomenon. There were a total of 446,000 lightning strikes in 2018 in Germany, most of them in Saarland. They can cause an electrical surge to shoot through wires and even more