Originally Posted by DiamondMember
The phone I'm referring to is for usage "onboard" only. It allows you to speak with folks who are only on the ship. It's basically a really fancy walkie-talkie that looks like phone and is configured for onboard usage.
For instance, when your cabin steward gives you there phone number, it goes to this device that they keep on their waist belt (like a cell phone).
DM, Don´t count on any walkie-talkies. Besides, there are phones almost anywhere onboard for free use.