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1. Cell phones use voice and data networks. When you make a phone call that would be voice. When you receive a text message, or surf the internet that requires a data network. 2. Landline phones use voice networks. Different from cell phones because all you can do is make a phone call. There is no receiving of data. 3. Fax machines would use data networks. On one end a person sends information and on the other end the person receives the information (data). Data is sent back and forth. 4. Pagers would be a data network. A person places a call and enters their number which is sent to the pager. The pager then displays the data received for the customer to view. 5. VOIP phones use a data network. The customers’ voice and any other data is sent in packets through an IP network. When using VOIP on a phone, because information is sent via data packets, the user can run into problems such as the session frequently stop and going mid conversation because data packets may have been lost along the way. (Wikipedia, 2011) 6. Skype/facetime both use data networks. They both require an internet connection to work. They both work the same way as explained above regarding VOIP phones. They both send data packets via the internet from user to user. (Poirier, unknown)
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Poirier, A. (unknown). Facetime Vs. Skype. (eHow Contributor) http://www.ehow.com/info_8639709_facetime-vs-skype.html.
Wikipedia. (2011). Voice over IP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voice_over_IP,…...

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