Telephone Operators Make the First Telephone Contact Between the United States and Britain Ca. 1924Unknown - 1924
The invention of the telephone and telegraph made long distance communication possible as never before. The American Telephone and Telegraph Company, the forerunner of the modern AT&T company, built an extensive telephone system that allowed it to hold a monopoly on the industry. In 1924, the company demonstrated a telephone contact with Britain, the first such telephone conversation to span the Atlantic Ocean.
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Copyright Date: ©1924
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