Re: Single-Slot Payphones

The new "smart" phones such as the Millennium marketed by Nortel are

> also chip controlled rather than CO controlled. The Millenniums > also can take payment in multiple ways with coin, credit card or > with a smart card with a chip in it.

I've noticed that the Nortel Millennium phones take a loooong time to make toll calls. I assume this is because they have to dial out to interrogate a database for the charges. Does anyone know much more about this? (I live in Seattle, Questland, NPA 206.)

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