Bell Telephone Laboratories Advertisement

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Bell Telephone Laboratories Advertisement

Post by KirtB » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:09 am

Bell Telephone Laboratories Advertisement, December 1949 Radio & Television News

When you read today where someone writes about, "back in the eighties...," you naturally think of 1980-something. This 1949 advertisement by Bell Telephone Laboratories mention of "back in the eighties" was referencing 1880-something. The picture juxtaposes a telephone pole massively populated with cross poles, insulators, and wires, with an engineer holding up a section of coaxial cable that was in the process of replacing the poles and wires. Thanks to Bell Labs' relentless ...
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