RE: Customer-friendly word for "landline"

Subject: RE: Customer-friendly word for "landline"
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 12:22:42 -0500


Well, that's true unless the wired phone is cordless, in which case the handset (the "phone" to most people) is most likely digital.

And just for the record, first-generation mobile phones (retronymically termed 1G) were analog. The analog vs. digital distinction is valid now, but that wasn't the case while there were still 1G networks deployed.

-FR

> Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 09:34:31 -0700
> From: dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Customer-friendly word for "landline"
>
> A wired phone is an "analog phone" though a sixth-grader isn't going to
> understand this any better than landline or wired phone.
>
> Dana W

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