Re: Service Provider Database

On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 14:39:51 +0300
Antti Kaijanmäki <antti kaijanmaki net> wrote:

> Is there someone on this list who can shed some light on PHS[2]?

It is a Japanese market DECT-like system allowing some usage outside
the home via a subscription service. It's pretty old now, developed in
the 1993-1995 timescale, and I don't know how much of it is still

I doubt it used any kind of SIM card, it was more likely to be based on
a MAC address type pairing with a base station in the home and use the
same mechanism to associate with a public base station and account when


Brian Morrison

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