Teleconferencing is a live feed between multiple people by means of a camera, microphone, and/or other devices. Teleconferencing is used by both residential and commercial users to communicate with each other without being in the same room. Teleconferencing is different than telephony, although it may utilize a telephone connection, because it allows users to actually see each other and/or transfer data. Additionally, teleconferencing can support many different users simultaneously and allow the
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A Black Box is an electronic circuit (normally a resistor and capacitor placed in parallel) that can be placed on a phone line to provide a free phone call on legacy telephone systems. In order for a call to be free for the originating and receiving station, both have a have Black Box or other method implemented to avoid call charging. The box was a popular method used by telephone phreakers from the 1960s to 1980s. An alternative use of the Black Box is to incorporate them into the incoming mod
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An ANAC number is a telephone number that plays back the number of the telephone that called it. ANAC numbers are convenient if you want to know the telephone number of a pair of wires.
ANAC stands for Automatic Number Announcement Circuit.
What is the ANAC number for my area?
To find your ANAC number, look up your NPA (Area Code) and try the number listed for it. If that fails, try 1 plus the number listed for it. If that fails, try the common numbers like 311, 958 and 200-222-2222. If you f
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Tip and Ring are telephony slang for the two wires which make up the electrical circuit used for telephone wiring. Tip is the nickname for the electrically positive wire and Ring is the nickname for the electrically negative wire. Tip is the ground side, which is positively charged, and Ring is the battery side, which is negatively charged, of a telephone circuit. The tip is synchronized with the office of the telephone company. Ring carries -48 volts of DC voltage when in an idle or on-hook con
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Call centers are usually a centralized location or office where communications over a phone or Internet can either be received or dispatched. Call centers answer or dispatch large amounts of calls. Most call centers are set up for either support services, customer acquisitions, business to business marketing or direct response services, either way, call centers are now part of many businesses large and small to communicate with their present or potential customers.
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Most people send text messages from the very small keypads on their mobile phones, and most people who receive text message messages read them on the tiny screens of their mobile phones.
Because of those considerations, and because many service providers limit text messages 160 characters in length, most people who use text messages learn to type their messages using a number of popular text message shortcuts.
Text Message Shortcuts
These are some of the more common text message shortcuts
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In some places, scanning has been made illegal. It would be hard, though, for someone to file a complaint against you for scanning since the whole purpose is to call every number once and only once. It's not likely to be thought of as harassment by anyone who gets a single phone call from a scanning computer. Some central offices have been known to react strangely when people start scanning. Sometimes you're unable to get a dialtone for hours after you
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Owning a Blackberry enables its owners to do much more than they could ever accomplish with a basic cell phone. However, one of the most popular features that have carried over from basic cell phone to the BlackBerry is the ability to add ring tones. In earlier models adding ring tones to your Blackberry was quite difficult or not available, however today, if you operate a BlackBerry or later model that uses 4.1 operating system, adding MP3 ring tones is quite simple, here are some tips.
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A prepaid cell phone is one that allows users to pay in advance for their service without the commitment and penalties of a long term contract. While contract plans are still the most popular form of mobile phone service, prepaid cell phones have become very popular in recent years and have grown in use amidst rising contract prices. Most cell phone companies now provide prepaid cell phones and prepaid cell phones are even available in many convenience stores and gas stations.
How It Works
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Country Direct numbers are used so that you may connect to an operator from a foreign telephone network, without incurring long distance charges.
These numbers may be useful in blue boxing, as many countries still have older switching equipment in use.
List of Country Direct Numbers
Austria (Telecom Austria)
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