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Old 08-08-2006, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Jessica Glickman
What's the reasoning behind not being allowed to bring a cordless phone? Just curious...
I believe it has to do w/ the operating frequency of the phone. A lot of phones operate on either 900 mhz or 2.4 ghz frequency. The 2.4 ghz frequency is also used by wifi wireless devices, and a cordless phone could potentially interfere with signal. Also, if a lot of people in a small space all start using cordless phones which operate on the same frequency, there's going to be signal disruption.

But I am not sure if that's the official reason
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