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phone

(fōn) [Gr. phone, voice]
A single speech sound.

cell phone

, cellular phone
A portable telephone, used, for example, in ambulance-to-hospital communications and in 12-lead electrocardiogram transmission in some emergency medical systems. Although many people speculate that cellular phone use may increase the risk of brain cancers (e.g., gliomas or meningiomas), no correlation between moderate usage and cancer has been definitively identified.
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According to some studies, landlines may disappear altogether by 2037.
Virgin is one of the few to offer broadband without the need to pay for landline rental - with some others, it can still be as cheap, if not cheaper to take a phone, TV and broadband package even if you only want the internet connection.
It's simply not possible to get online with many of the big names without a landline in place - the possibility of calls in the evening querying whether you have made a PPI claim is the price you have to pay for aNetflix binge.
Even as landline subscribers decline, the transitioning phone companies still have to invest millions of dollars a year to maintain old networks while the newest competitors who only provide the latest technologies (e.g.
The representative of the company shared a list of recovery center that can use this text to landline solution:
2 based on Arkansas-assessable revenue of $77.3 million--experienced a landline decline of 20 percent between 2012 and 2016, from 148,946 total lines to 118,573.
Ofcom said it is concerned that people who buy landline services on their own -- those who do not have broadband or a pay-TV service -- are not being served well by the market.
Subscribers to landline phone services for homes represent 88% of customers, while commercial subscribers account for 9%, and government agencies represented 3% of the customers.
The transaction concentrates Verizon's landline operations in contiguous northeast markets -- which will enhance the efficiency of the company's marketing, sales and service operations across its remaining landline footprint.
We will soon be able to dial landline and mobile numbers from apps like WhatsApp, Skype and Viber.
Mr Vaizey said providers advertise a "juicy low price" for broadband then put an asterisk saying "by the way, you'll have to pay PS25 a month for landline rental".
All SMS and MMS traffic from wireless carriers to toll-free phone numbers and most business landline numbers are routed through Zipwhip.