Definitions for landline

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  1. land line, landline(noun)

    a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits

    "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"

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  1. landline(Noun)

    A fixed telephone communications cable.

  2. landline(Noun)

    a telephone connected by such a fixed wire, specifically not wireless/mobile.

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  1. Landline

    A landline telephone refers to a phone which uses a solid medium telephone line such as a metal wire or fiber optic cable for transmission as distinguished from a mobile cellular line which uses radio waves for transmission. In 2003, the CIA reported approximately 1.263 billion main telephone lines worldwide. China had more than any other country at 350 million and the United States was second with 268 million. The United Kingdom has 23.7 million residential fixed landlines. In 2008, the world had 1.27 billion fixed line subscribers.


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  • pevná linka, stabilCzech
  • FestnetzGerman
  • telefonía fija, teléfono fijo, línea fijaSpanish
  • lankalinja, kiinteä linja, lankapuhelinFinnish
  • ligne fixe, téléphone fixeFrench
  • telefonía fixa, teléfono fixoGalician
  • vezetékes telefonHungarian
  • telefonia fissaItalian
  • 固定電話Japanese
  • telefon stacjonarnyPolish
  • telefonia fixa, telefone fixoPortuguese
  • линия проводной связи, городской телефон, стационарный телефон, фиксированный телефон, наземная линия связи, наземный телефонRussian
  • фиксна линија, фиксни телефон, fiksna linija, fiksni telefonSerbo-Croatian
  • telefon hattı, sabit hatTurkish

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