[LINK] NBN and Batteries

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Thu Feb 24 16:19:58 AEDT 2011

Haven't we talked out the battery issue already?  Who uses line powered phones these days?  

On 2011/Feb/24, at 2:36 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Michael Skeggs mike at bystander.net
> <mskeggs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As a data point, I have just seen a message from the CEO of Telecom
>> New Zealand urging his staff to help find old line powered handsets
>> for distribution to the Christchurch area.
> line powered phones are the cheapest and easiest to find. I´m sure
> some Chinese manufacturing is still pumping out several millon
> units...

I'm sure they are but who uses them these days? And that's the point isn't it!  No-one is using them!  They have to ask for them cause non-one has them.

> http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/346306833/Big_keypad_basic_phone.html

or not:

> Alibaba shares tumble as CEO takes blame for fraud

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