Definition of cardphone in English:


Line breaks: card|phone
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːdfəʊn


A public telephone operated by a phonecard rather than coins.
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  • The package also includes support for wireless web access using either a Nokia cardphone or a GPRS cell phone.
  • Revenue from customer premises equipment, cardphones and payphones was down by between 21 and 22 per cent.
  • The area now also has a few modern public cardphones: 12 in Tsumkwe, 3 each in Mangetti Duin and Gam, and 6 in Okamatapati.

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