telephone system


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Noun1.telephone system - a communication system that transmits sound between distant pointstelephone system - a communication system that transmits sound between distant points
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
central, telephone exchange, exchange - a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
communication system - a system for communicating
MEDLINE - the computer-based telephone system of the United States National Library of Medicine that provides rapid linkage to MEDLARS
patchboard, plugboard, switchboard - telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
phone, telephone, telephone set - electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"
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In addition to the wireless, we have a small telephone system in Sari.
Tenders Are Invited For Supply Of Voice-over-ip Telephone System
Now, its flagship product - the Sipswitch IP telephone system the company has spent five years developing - is leading the company's growth.
Local telephone service is defined as access to a local telephone system and the privilege of telephonic-quality communication with substantially all persons having telephone or radio telephone stations in that system, as well as any service or facility provided in connection with local telephone service; see Sec.
Partners in the project, including Thunder Bay Telephone, Kenora Municipal Telephone System, Dryden Municipal Telephone System, FedNor and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.
SpectraLink and Siemens are also to work together to develop a new digital platform for Siemens' telephone system (optiset E).
To be fair, Fischer reminds his readers that his is a social history of the residential telephone, and he effectively employs a systems approach to contrast the largely private telephone system with the complex of publicly funded roads surrounding and supporting automobile diffusion.
And the FacetPhone powerful and flexible IVR system gives companies complete control over their telephone system process and call flow.
Tenders are invited for Telephone System Replacement.
Additionally, we want to explore potential international opportunities for our proprietary NP Soft Switch IP telephone system.
We are extremely encouraged by the acceptance of the NP Soft Switch IP telephone system which has prompted us to accelerate our marketing efforts to areas outside of our core Shandong Province core market.
Continuant, a growing Washington State-based telephone system maintenance provider, filed the 35-page complaint against Avaya in the U.