Definition

Personal Handyphone System (PHS)

Part of the Telecom glossary:

Developed by the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, the Personal Handyphone is a lightweight portable wireless telephone that functions as a cordless phone in the home and as a mobile phone elsewhere. The Personal Handyphone also handles voice, fax, and video signals. The phone is now being marketed in other Asian countries.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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