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landline

[′lan‚līn]
(electricity)
A communications cable on or under the earth's surface, in contrast to a submarine cable.

landline

Land based. Landline refers to telephone cables buried in the ground or on poles. Contrast with wireless communications such as Wi-Fi, cellular and satellite. The term landline is also used to contrast voice over Internet (VoIP) service, even though VoIP is also land based. See VoIP.
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The Post Office in the UK has entered into an agreement with communications technology provider Cable & Wireless to offer a fixed line telephone service.
The new service will be marketed as HomePhone and will be available to the 21m consumers that use BT as a fixed line telephone provider throughout the UK.
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Operating Income of Fixed Line Telephone Business of PLDT, 2008- Q1 2009
As evidence of the converging communications landscape, Comcast and Cox Communications join the fixed line telephone service providers on the Index this quarter.
The provided ideal way of getting the access to the fixed line telephone service is prepaid as being done in America.
The number of Chinese households using fixed line telephones, however, fell by 6.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) reports that the growth in cellular subscribers has now overtaken fixed line telephones and is growing 1.
MIIT says that revenue from fixed line telephones grew a little bit even as those services lost a little ground in terms of their percentage of overall telecom revenue, Although mobile phones make up for more than 70 percent of telecom revenue at this point.
The system can accommodate between 10 and 250 users on mobile and fixed line telephones.
In 2013, the global fixed line telecoms market is forecast to have a volume of 1,180 million fixed line telephones, an increase of 7.