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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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35 million people used landline phones in January 2016, up from 6.
The percentage of Pennsylvanians with landline phones only (10 percent) matched the U.
The paper said that the arrest of the Ogero employee has confirmed that the landline phone network, like the mobile phone sector, has also been infiltrated by Mossad.
Email has replaced the fax for most people, while mobile phones and mobile broadband via computer "dongles" are taking over from landline phones in many homes.
According to Broadcast and Cable, two of the nation's largest landline phone companies have reported huge spikes in call volumes on voting nights.
Residents in the US have been urged to keep a corded phone with traditional landline phone service in their home by the National Emergency Number Association, for potential emergencies.
BT customers with a new type of landline phone that allows them to write messages will be able to send them to other people with the same technology or to mobiles.
This compares with calls to a landline phone, which run 7.
Currently, about 70 percent of citizens own a mobile phone; most didn't even have a landline phone 12 years ago.
Users are free to "cut the cord" now that MVNOs can maintain the high-quality features that customers are accustomed to from a landline phone provider, at a lower cost
Individuals make up the largest share of landline phone users, with 88% of total landline users, while the commercial sector came in second place with 9% and the public sector with 3%.
Tenders are invited for Supply of cordless landline phone without base dialing.