digital telephone
  • A telephone enabled for two-way digital voice communications. Such a telephone may have enhanced features, such as improved speech quality, greater security, and multiple programming options. When used over analog lines, a digital-to-analog conversion is made prior to transmission, while an analog to digital conversion is made after reception. Its abbreviation is digital phone.
  • A telephone system equipped for digital communication between digital telephones (1). Also called digital telephone system, or digital telephony.
  • abbreviation digital phone
  • synonym digital telephony

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