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Re: Single-Slot Payphones

Duncan Smith (
Sat, 16 Jun 2007 16:47:14 -0700

Joseph Singer wrote:

> The new "smart" phones such as the Millennium marketed by Nortel are
> also chip controlled rather than CO controlled. The Millenniums
> also can take payment in multiple ways with coin, credit card or
> with a smart card with a chip in it.

I've noticed that the Nortel Millennium phones take a loooong time to
make toll calls. I assume this is because they have to dial out to
interrogate a database for the charges. Does anyone know much more
about this? (I live in Seattle, Questland, NPA 206.)

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