Man: Ook Ook. ! Hmm...Too big for just one...Need to get some help...? Ook Ook Ook!
Danae: Ook Ook Ook Ook.
Ned: Ok, first of all, some of us like the reliability of a land line...
And if you live in hurricane country, you learn quickly that cell towers are one of the first parts of the infrastructure to be destroyed. Underground phone lines, on the other hand, can allow you to call for help. (Also ham radios, but fewer people have those now…)