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  • n. Initialism of Public switched telephone network.


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  • If somebody calls the PSTN line, the phone connected at FXS rings.

    Voxilla VoIP Forum

  • If you call the PSTN line tab you need to include whatever you have in the UserID in the sip uri or it won't work.

    Voxilla VoIP Forum

  • Multiple technological conduits -- the legacy wireline network known as PSTN, the public switched telephone network, various wireless platforms, VOIP, the E911 system, and emergency broadcasts via radio, television, and cable -- facilitate communications by alternate means.

    The 21st Century Emergency Communications Act of 2006 (21CECA)

  • If you belong to Skype you have to use Skype out and call a PSTN number if you really want to communicate with the world.

    Get Your Internet Dividend (Freedom-to-Connect)

  • The virus could call a PSTN toll or international service from my account and leave it up for days.

    Skype, a security risk for corporate networks?

  • First-half sales from fixed-line services, known as PSTN, declined 6.9 percent to A$3 billion, the company said. --

  • And a Gizmo5 user wishing to call a PSTN number, simply needs to know the SIP URI of any available SIP gateway.

    VoIP & Gadgets Blog

  • And whenever someone wants to leave the island (by calling the PSTN or by using a mobile phone or 3rd-party hardware device) Skype will make money.


  • Telstra will attempt to move customers from its fixed-line network, known as PSTN, to the cable services.


  • POTS is also known as PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).

    RCR Wireless News >> FCC


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