telephone line

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Noun1.telephone line - the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signalstelephone line - the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
phone cord, telephone cord - the telephone wire that connects to the handset
conducting wire, wire - a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
2.telephone line - a telephone connectiontelephone line - a telephone connection    
connecter, connector, connective, connection, connexion - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
digital subscriber line, DSL - a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
hot line - a direct telephone line between two officials
land line, landline - a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits; "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"
party line - a telephone line serving two or more subscribers
private line - a telephone line serving a single subscriber
toll line - a telephone line for long-distance calls
trunk line - a telephone line connecting two exchanges directly
WATS, WATS line - a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service
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by ONA The total number of fixed telephone lines till the end of March 2017 stood at 453,140 as against 449,258 fixed telephone lines registered by the end of February 2017.
Minimum quantity of the framework agreement estimated - fixed telephony services over a period of one month minimum main telephone lines, ISDN PRA flow, Direct Dial Inward 45 and maximum 45 individual main telephone lines, ISDN PRA four streams, 100 Direct Inward Dial .
Sources privy to details told that telephone lines often remain dead during working hours, and the consumers can not listen voice of other person who calling them from outside and even within the district besides of fault due to noise and disturbance in line.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 February 2003-Telspec to deploy 100,000 telephone lines in Egypt(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Modem performance is another important decision criterion can be defined as a modem's ability to deliver high-speed data to a distant end-user over real-world telephone lines.
As the wireless revolution spreads, telephone lines will soon cease to be necessary and both the poles and the wires strung from them can be torn down.
When supermarket or bank employees arrived for work on a Monday morning to discover a hole in the roof, damage to the store or ATM safe, missing currency, and severed telephone lines, the commercial world met the YACS crime groups.
The most obvious limitation of this approach is that you require two telephone lines and must ti both of them up.
For offices--large or small--where telephone lines are at a premium, there's a new accessory that eliminates the need to dedicate a telephone line to teach FAX machine.
The new line sharing device streamlines the number of telephone lines needed to retain all business functions, which ultimately saves budget dollars.
Agencies can use telephone lines dedicated solely to undercover operations.
The move will let Innobeta customers deploy ATMs in remote locations where running traditional telephone lines might be cost-prohibitive, said Innobeta CEO Eric Park.