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The Telecom Digest for Sun, 22 Sep 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 265 : "text" format

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Re: Idaho – UPDATE: Internet service back online for many CenturyLink customersHAncock4
History ITT profile 1951HAncock4
CWA Members Get Boost on Picket Line from Gerry Horgan's DaughterBill Horne
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <a3cb937b-f182-42dc-9369-0ad727dfb339@googlegroups.com> Date: 19 Sep 2019 13:10:19 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Re: Idaho - UPDATE: Internet service back online for many CenturyLink customers On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 12:19:58 PM UTC-4, Bill Horne wrote: > By Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com > > IDAHO FALLS - Internet service for many CenturyLink customers in > eastern Idaho is back online after an outage that began before 7 > a.m. Saturday. > > A spokesperson with CenturyLink's media relations team got back to us > with the following response about the outage: > > "We're not seeing any network disruptions at this time but will take a > deeper look." > > https://www.eastidahonews.com/2019/09/centurylink-customers-experiencing-major-internet-outage/ Historical notes: Back in 1967 General Telephone Co (an independent carrier) advertised its data communications services (via Lenkurt) https://books.google.com/books?id=aVYEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA9&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA9#v=onepage&q&f=false In 1968 a newspaper described GTE's pulse code modulation https://books.google.com/books?id=QNFFAAAAIBAJ&lpg=PA18&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA18#v=onepage&q&f=false In 1978 GTE of Florida ran an ad describing its data services in use: https://books.google.com/books?id=d1ZNAAAAIBAJ&lpg=PA23&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA23#v=onepage&q&f=false (lower left of frame) ------------------------------ Message-ID: <7a1ec195-4a6e-47df-bf32-255dc525f5cf@googlegroups.com> Date: 18 Sep 2019 11:02:31 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: History ITT profile 1951 Detailed profile of the International Telephone & Telegraph company from 1951. https://books.google.com/books?id=IEEbAQAAMAAJ&dq=signals%20kellogg&pg=PA17#v=onepage&q&f=false (issue is filled with numerous interesting articles and ads from that time, including Western Electric, Automatic Electric, and Kellogg Switchboard & Supply). ------------------------------ Message-ID: <20190920023743.GA18786@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:37:43 +0000 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> Subject: CWA Members Get Boost on Picket Line from Gerry Horgan's Daughter Community members turned out to support strikers all over the South- east, but in South Carolina, one visitor had a special connection to CWA members on the picket line. Christine Horgan-Klien was just two years old when her father, Gerry Horgan, was killed by a car being driven by a scab worker and daughter of a plant manager while walking on a picket line with fellow CWA members during the 1989 NYNEX strike. https://cwa-union.org/news/cwa-members-get-boost-on-picket-line-gerry-horgans-daughter -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly) ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Sun, 22 Sep 2019
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