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17:22 May 22, 2005
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Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks
English term or phrase: non-internet circuit
Hi,
Need help for this phrase (French translation). The context is about the possibility to give phone calls via internet (VOIP).Thanks
phaselis1977
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Summary of answers provided
4conventional telephone lines
airmailrpl
3 +1POTSrangepost
4a circuit not connected to the InternetAlexander Demyanov


  

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43 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
a circuit not connected to the Internet


Explanation:
http://www.jmu.edu/computing/newsletter/oldcc/spring96/sprin...

Alexander Demyanov
Local time: 08:12
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
POTS


Explanation:
Plain Old Telephone Service

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or standard phone line.

http://www.vonage.com/help_voip.php
1st paragraph

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Note added at 11 mins (2005-05-22 17:34:15 GMT)
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http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/POTS.html

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Note added at 59 mins (2005-05-22 18:22:09 GMT)
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or- Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).

rangepost
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Can Altinbay: First 3 Google matches on the term POTS.
26 mins
  -> Thanks

neutral  Alexander Demyanov: It is not clear from the asker's context whether POTS has anything to do with it.//There are many non-internet circuits. E.g. a clock radio also has a circuit in it, a non-internet one.//In addition, POTS is not quite what is normally called "circuit".
38 mins
  -> Plain Old Telephone Service is a non-internet circuit. The context is VOIP(Voice Over Internet Protocol)
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
conventional telephone lines


Explanation:
Results 1 - 30 of about 5,590 English pages for
"conventional telephone lines".

VOA News - Internet Phone Service Doesn't Replace Conventional telephone lines...
In the near future, calls over the internet cold be the mainstream in telephone communications.
www.jonkohl.com/personal/voa/voa-skype.htm

RAND | Paul Baran: Distributed Communications - The Multiplexing ...
... several key retiming problems which must be considered, including the problem of the time delay caused by phase shift over conventional telephone lines. ...
www.rand.org/publications/RM/RM3764/RM3764.chap3.html

Patent 4361851: System for remote monitoring and data transmission ...
... to couple the output of said interface means to conventional telephone lines and transmit said program selection to a central billing facility. ...
www.freepatentsonline.com/4361851.html

airmailrpl
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Alexander Demyanov: It is not clear from the asker's context whether conventional telephone lines have anything to do with it. Plus, conventional telephone lines are connected to the Internet.//The point is obvious: your suggestion doesn't seem to be supportable.
8 mins
  -> and your point is??
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