|Re: Western Union Desk-Fax -- Discontinued?|
3 Feb 2007 15:51:51 -0800
Jim Haynes wrote:|
> I don't know the termination date, but I know that in 1959 there was
1959? Could you mean 1969?
In 1962 Western Union ran a 16 page color supplement ad in the New
Desk Fax was intended to replace more expensive teleprinters and much
W.U. also offered large size private line facsimile services, such as
> A lot of your questions are answered in the W.U.T.R.
I found one issue of the early 1950s describing it, but so far nothing
> It seems almost tragic the amount of money and engineering creativity
Well, if they had 50,000 units I'd guess it did pretty good and
I found one article that said a NY-DC public telegram in 1949 was only
> In the mid 1960s, with long distance telephone rates coming down ...
I remember in 1980 Xerox offered a "telecopier" using an acoustic
Wasn't "earthlink" originally a pioneer e-mail service offered by
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