from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A telephone in which audible communication is established by use of a two-way radio transmitter and receiver. Also called wireless telephone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a device that allows two-way communication via radio
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wireless telephone, in which the signal is conveyed by radio waves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A telephonic instrument, invented by L. De Forest, used in wireless telephony (which see).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
- n. a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
The company projected up to 300,000 "radiotelephone" users by 1989, treble others 'estimates.
Toward evening, after the tested altimeter-navigational equipment had been installed in the rocket, Tom received a radiotelephone call from his father.
Telephone system: general assessment: adequate, automatic domestic system and adequate international facilities domestic: automatic exchange facilities international: country code - 350; radiotelephone; microwave radio relay; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
Telephone system: general assessment: small system domestic: combination of microwave radio relay, open-wire lines, radiotelephone, and cellular communications; fixed-line teledensity less than 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity reached 7 per 100 in 2005 international: country code - 245
Telephone system: general assessment: adequate local and international radiotelephone communication provided via Australian facilities domestic: NA international: country code - 674; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)
CommunicationsTelephone system: general assessment: NA domestic: NA international: coastal radiotelephone station at Grytviken
Telephone system: general assessment: sparse system of microwave radio relay and HF radiotelephone communication stations; fixed-line connections only about 2 per 100 persons; mobile cellular usage about 2 per 100 persons domestic: HF radiotelephone communications and microwave radio relay international: country code - 269; HF radiotelephone communications to Madagascar and Reunion
Telephone system: general assessment: primitive system; telephone density one of the lowest in the world; fixed-line connections stand at well less than 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular usage is increasing but remains at a meager 2 per 100 persons domestic: sparse system of open-wire, radiotelephone communications, and low-capacity microwave radio relay international: country code - 257; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: generally good quality national and international service domestic: wire line service available on Tarawa and Kiritimati (Christmas Island); connections to outer islands by HF/VHF radiotelephone; wireless service available in Tarawa since 1999 international: country code - 686; Kiribati is being linked to the Pacific Ocean Cooperative Telecommunications Network, which should improve telephone service; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)
Telephone system: general assessment: Telecom Cook Islands offers international direct dialing, Internet, email, fax, and Telex domestic: the individual islands are connected by a combination of satellite earth stations, microwave systems, and VHF and HF radiotelephone; within the islands, service is provided by small exchanges connected to subscribers by open-wire, cable, and fiber-optic cable international: country code - 682; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)