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FierceTelecom

Verizon says fiber-based voice network won't impact TTY, assistive technologies, emphasizes streamlining copper ...
FierceTelecom
“There have been some reports from users of analog captioned telephones that after undisclosed changes to their telephone service their captioned telephone no longer worked reliable,” Colwell said in the company's filing. “We believe this to be a ...

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Fredericksburg.com

Donnie Johnston: Let's talk about telephones
Fredericksburg.com
The telephone has come a long way during the past 60 years. Now everyone walks around on the street, in stores and everywhere else talking on a cellphone. But it wasn't always so. When I was a teenager, a mobile phone was one with a long cord that you ...

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The Chicago Maroon

Telephones Lines and Veins Intertwine at "Savageness"
The Chicago Maroon
Their performative transmission of data paid tribute to the once-vital telegraph and telephone networks that contractors and miners far from home relied on to tell bureaucratic stories about this very house. Just outside the wall was another work ...

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Escanaba Daily Press

One ringy dingy: museum in Footville preserves old telephones
Escanaba Daily Press
AP photo In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo, Kay Demrow stands in the Footville Telephone Museum among historical telephones from many decades in Footville, Wis. FOOTVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Not so long ago, phones were only as smart as the people who used ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Prisoners allowed to use laptops to order meals from their cells, inspection report reveals
Telegraph.co.uk
Inmates at HMP Wayland can use the devices to select what they want to eat and also to submit orders to the jail shop. They have also been given in-cell telephones to stay in touch with relatives. The prisons watchdog detailed how the jail, a category ...
Prisoners given phones in cells to prepare them for outside worldThe Times
Prisoners get laptops so they can order treats from their cells: Inmates use devices to select meals and are also ...Daily Mail

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Chron.com

The cellular explosion
Chron.com
Editor's note: This story first ran on May 25, 1986. Cellular telephones - those new status symbols with the funny antennas - are catching on like wildfire in Houston. According to industry estimates, Houston is one of the fastest-growing markets for ...

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Lancashire Evening Post

Old telephones can be worth a pretty penny
Lancashire Evening Post
There is barely a house in the country that does not have a telephone. The first public exhibition of this ground-breaking innovation was over 130 years ago in Boston, USA. Its invention is usually credited to the Scotsman, Alexander Graham Bell, who ...

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Ithaca Journal

The early years of the telephone in Ithaca
Ithaca Journal
In 1877, a telephone rang in Ithaca. The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876. The next year, professor William Anthony, of Cornell's department of physics received permission to use the new patent in Ithaca. Anthony strung a wire ...

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Cisco ATA190 Analogue Telephone Adapter Review - CommsTrader
CommsTrader
The Cisco ATA190 Analogue Telephone Adapter is one of the Californian-based multi-national's latest solutions to help ensure businesses from all backgrounds ...

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Think it through before dropping that landline phone
The Telegraph
I have an admission to make. I still have a landline telephone in my home. I know tends have leaned towards consumers getting rid of landlines and some haven't had landlines in years. Maybe its nostalgia, but I haven't gotten rid of it just yet. My ...

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