telephone service

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n telephone service a public utility that provides telephone service
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Usage

In literature:

The telephone, telegraph and mail service have been suspended.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
The postal, telegraphic, and telephonic services are also State concerns.
"Wheat Growing in Australia" by Australia Department of External Affairs
The service telephone was there.
"Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers
Later, telegraph, telephone, and express rates and services were added to its jurisdiction.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
The electricity and telephone service had been restored by the time the boys got back.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
In Fairfax telephone service was started in 1887.
"A History of the Town of Fairfax" by Jeanne Johnson Rust
Cooperative telephones save often one-half the cost of the service.
"The Challenge of the Country" by George Walter Fiske
The telephone service is largely developed in the chief towns.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The term "traffic," with reference to telephone service, has come to mean the gross transaction of communication between telephone users.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2" by Kempster Miller
In government service (in 1901) there were 1000 women telephone employees, 183 women telegraph clerks, and 161 women office clerks.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
The secrecy of the post, telegraph, and telephone service is inviolable.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Your telephone service has been cut off by the company.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
There is long-distance telephone and telegraph service from all main points in Sequoia National Park.
"Sequoia [California] National Park" by United States Department of the Interior
There were 188 places provided with telephone service in 1888, and 13,175 in 1899.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7" by Various
It is lighted by electricity and has a good telephone service.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
Another appliance which now rendered great service was the wireless telephone.
"The Victory At Sea" by William Sowden Sims
The weighing machines, candy machines, telephones, are supposed to give a certain service for a penny or a nickel.
"Ethics" by John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
The postal and telegraph services, together with the telephone service, are exclusively functions of the Commonwealth.
"And the Kaiser abdicates" by S. Miles Bouton
The telephone service in that office just folded up and died.
"The Knack of Managing" by Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
The telephone service pays a net revenue of about L100,000 annually.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. Charlotte County Utilities is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the telephone system, causing some customer service functions to be disabled.
Is he a criminal genius who stole millions of dollars worth of data and services from hundreds of telephone andcomputer networks.
Since the 1980s, the federal government has helped low-income people get access to telephone service.
KTTN/KGOZ News: Green Hills warns of telephone service interruption tonight.
The State Corporation Commission says the Lifeline program makes basic wireline telephone service more affordable to those who need it.
Local & Long Distance Telephone Service .
PUBLIC NOTICE OF BASIC TELEPHONE SERVICE AVAILABLE FROM.
Battle Brews on Regulation of Internet-Based Telephone Service .
Universal telephone service as a weapon.
SPRINT VENTURE TO OFFER COMPUTER TELEPHONE SERVICE .
BendBroadband's wireless offering consists of three different products for both residential and business consumers: high-speed Internet, mobile broadband and telephone service.
Adding urgency to the efforts is the IRS' telephone service is showing strains.
HTC (Horry Telephone Cooperative) service was restored to customers south of Conway to Aynor Friday morning.
Telephone hotline set up for New Jersey disaster legal services.
Maintenance work will interrupt SPSCC's website, telephone service.
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In science:

Both Councils were informed by the history – or the effect – of universal access to telephone service.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
GSM Global System for Mobile communications is the European standard for digital cellular telephone service.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
In other words, all Carols can act as directory services, some kind of Telephone Directory in which Alice can find a Bob to connect to.
Authentication and routing in simple Quantum Key Distribution networks
Schools liable for telephone usage charges. 200 hours of Internet access per month (over 200 hours suspended service).
Bringing the Internet to Schools: US and EU policies
Crandall, R.W. and Leonard Waverman (eds.) (2000). Who pays for universal service? When telephone policies become transparent. The Brookings Institution: Washington, DC.
Bringing the Internet to Schools: US and EU policies
Field trials of a telephone service for rail travel information.
Towards a PURE Spoken Dialogue System for Information Access
For instance, directory service of a centralized telephone network would help user discover more useful numbers and connect more.
Exploring Network Economics
The telephone inquiry service: A manmachine system using synthetic speech.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
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