The invention relates to a partially or fully implantable hearing system which is provided with a unit (
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) for electromechanical or electroacoustic stimulation of the middle ear or inner ear or direct electrical stimulation of the inner ear. The hearing system furthermore comprises means (
26, 126, 154, 526
) for direct linkage of the hearing system to telecommunication networks without using telecommunication terminal devices.