teléfono fijo (por enchufe)

English translation: landline (plug-in)

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03:05 Jun 16, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Telecom(munications)
Spanish term or phrase: teléfono fijo (por enchufe)
Estoy traduciendo una planilla del sistema nacional de ingreso a la educación universitaria en Venezuela. Incluye los datos del estudiante, información sobre sus condiciones socio-económicas, así como las opciones de las carreras que desearía estudiar y las universidades donde desearía estudiarlas.

"Número de ambientes o espacios de la vivenda
Más de cuatro

Servicios con los que cuenta la vivienda
Electricidad, Agua, Red de cloacas, **teléfono fijo (por enchufe)**, Gas bombona, Aseo urbano, Internet fijo o móvil, TV conexión por
cable o satélite

Encontré esta definición en un cuestionario del censo en Venezuela:

Teléfono fijo (por enchufe): Se refiere a la disponibilidad del servicio de telefonía básica tradicional en el hogar empadronado. No está conectado a línea telefónica alguna sino a la energía eléctrica. Este tipo de teléfono no permite la conexión para internet.

Teléfono fijo sé que es landline phone. ¿Alguien sabe cómo traducir lo de "por enchufe"?

Mil gracias por adelantado
Yvonne Becker
Local time: 12:18
English translation:landline (plug-in)
Explanation:
A landline is a fixed phone that plugs into the wall, like most users had before mobiles/cellphones were invented.

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In areas with no telephone line infrastructure, sometimes satellite phones are used, but the definition in the discussion seemes to refer to communication via power lines. AFAIK, only internet is sent by this method in Spain, and I don't know if the technology would also work for voice communication. But a "telefono fijo" is a landline.
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landline (plug-in)


Explanation:
A landline is a fixed phone that plugs into the wall, like most users had before mobiles/cellphones were invented.

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Note added at 7 hrs (2018-06-16 10:59:18 GMT)
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In areas with no telephone line infrastructure, sometimes satellite phones are used, but the definition in the discussion seemes to refer to communication via power lines. AFAIK, only internet is sent by this method in Spain, and I don't know if the technology would also work for voice communication. But a "telefono fijo" is a landline.


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landline
    https://bizfluent.com/about-5501487-landline-phones-vs-cell-phones.html
neilmac
Spain
Local time: 18:18
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agree  Francois Boye
18 mins

agree  Christian Nielsen-Palacios
15 hrs

agree  Helena Chavarria: Maybe it's something like this one: http://www.aegtelephones.eu/documents/AEG_Voxtel_D550BT_UK.p...
22 hrs
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