Home Base Station for Rabbit mobile telepoint telephone, made by Hutchison Personal Communications Limited, 1993
In the 1990s a portable telephone system called Telepoint, sometimes known as CT2, was developed as a competitor to mobile phone technology. In the UK four companies offered Telepoint services, and the best known was the Rabbit Phone system by Hutchison Personal Communications Ltd. Users could carry their Rabbit phone with them and make calls from public access points on the Rabbit system. Unfortunately the rapidly expanding mobile phone networks quickly outstripped all the Telepoint providers, and lack of uptake meant that the Rabbit system was discontinued less than two years after its 1992 launch.
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- mobile phone accessory
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- Donated by Mr Roger Keyworth
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