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dial tone

[′dīl ‚tōn]
(communications)
A tone employed in a dial telephone system to indicate that the equipment is ready for dialing operation.
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Pursuant to the company's Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) status, Log On America will now offer consumers the option to choose the local dial-tone carrier that makes the most sense for their business and their home.
David Paolo, Chairman and CEO of Log On America, said, "Log On America's expansion of local dial-tone service into Massachusetts, is designed to replicate the solid success we have already achieved in Rhode Island.
For over 6 years, Dial-Tone Communications has provided discount calling cards to retailers in the Los Angeles area.
Solid makes carrier-grade relational database management software for building high-performance distributed applications that need data to be as available and pervasive as the dial-tone.
This cost-effective and time-saving solution enables access to the dial-tone pair, yet in the idle state all subscribers have POTS service.
net is a leading provider of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) for neighborhoods and businesses and will bring to this project our Bundled Digital Services (BDSSM) which include high-speed Internet connectivity, dial-tone for both local and long distance, digital multi-channel video, on-demand video rental, security services, a community Intranet and other digital services.
Carriers must have complete confidence that our equipment will perform in the harshest of conditions with minimum downtime, providing dial-tone and voice services with the same near-perfect reliability of today's telephone networks," said Agnes Imregh, TollBridge's vice president of marketing.
is a Northeast Regional Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) and Information/Internet Service Provider (IISP), providing local dial-tone, instate toll, long distance, high-speed Internet access and cable programming solutions over traditional copper wire using DSL technology to residential and commercial clients throughout the Northeast.