Phone of the Day:  Nortel (Avaya) T7316E at St. Lawerence Market LCBO Toronto 

Phone of the Day:  Nortel (Avaya) T7316E at St. Lawerence Market LCBO Toronto 
I spotted this phone at a very well designed Liquor Control Board Ontario (LCBO) store across the street from the famous St. Lawrence Public Market in Toronto.   As told by my native Canadian cousin Wiesia, the LCBO used to be dumpy cinder block buildings with no windows that would make people feel dirty and ...

Phone of the Day: Mitel 5540 IP Console at Aloft Downtown Detroit

Phone of the Day: Mitel 5540 IP Console at Aloft Downtown Detroit
One of the few consoles still manufactured today, the Mitel 5540 IP set is geared towards the hotel motel business.  What is even more rare is that this is an IP console.    

Bell Canada Manhole Covers in Toronto 

Bell Canada Manhole Covers in Toronto 
     

Casa Loma Toronto-Early Pioneer of a PBX 

Casa Loma Toronto-Early Pioneer of a PBX 
My girlfriend and I visited Casa Loma on our stay in Toronto and the last thing I expected to see at this castle was a telephone system.  Built by a wonderful philanthropist and Canadian financier, named Sir William Pellat in 1914, this castle designed House contained a telephone in every room and employed a switchboard ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone at Hot House Restaurant in Toronto 

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone at Hot House Restaurant in Toronto 
Yesterday we visited a nice bar and restaurant across from the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto called the Hot House. In addition to the awesome maple bourbon old fashioned I had and the great mimosa my girlfriend had, the staff was very friendly.        

Phone of the Day: Aastra 9120 2 Line Analog Telephone St. Lawrence Market in Toronto, Ontario

Phone of the Day: Aastra 9120 2 Line Analog Telephone St. Lawrence Market in Toronto, Ontario
Spotted at the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto today, is this 2 Line Analog Aastra telephone that evolved out of the Nortel M9417.     

World Traveling Nortel 1110 IP Telephone – Canada

World Traveling Nortel 1110 IP Telephone - Canada
Like the CN Tower with its slough of Nortel 1110 IP sets, my hotel room here in Toronto has my Nortel 1110 connected to the wifi in the hotel via my MacBook And back to my Emetrotel UCx in Chicago.        

Phone of the Day: Panasonic Digital KX-T7665 Set at the Real Canadian Superstore Grimsby Ontario  

Phone of the Day: Panasonic Digital KX-T7665 Set at the Real Canadian Superstore Grimsby Ontario  
My girlfriend spotted this Panasonic digital telephone on a column at the Superstore and I snapped a photo of it.  Notice the awesome Presidents Choice brand next to it. Even though Loblaws is a real Canadian company, I never understood why they never used real Canadian telephones such as Nortel, Mitel or Aastra?   

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 WVRST Sausage and Beer Hall Toronto Ontario 

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 WVRST Sausage and Beer Hall Toronto Ontario 
Here is a Nortel T7208 digital telephone I spotted on the bar of this awesome sausage bar and beer bar on my trip to Toronto today.      

Phone of the Day: Northern Telecom QSU7 ACD Electronic Telephone

Phone of the Day: Northern Telecom QSU7 ACD Electronic Telephone
I saw this phone on eBay and I had to post it.  This phone was introduced at the beginning of the call center era in the late 1970s.  This telephone was released by Northern Telecom to work on the newly 1975 released Digitial SL-1 PBX, mainly in a headset call center environment, hence the lack ...