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History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network

Cable Company Advertisements

Technical books of the cable era often had advertisements in the back, which can provide a useful record of contemporary practice.

This ad is from the 5th Edition of the A.B.C. Telegraphic Code, 1901

These ads are from Imperial Telegraphic Communication
by Charles Bright, published in London in 1911.

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Western Union

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West Indian

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Via Eastern

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Direct US Cable

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Telegraph Condenser Company

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Ferranti Ltd.

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Electrical Products

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Siemens Brothers

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W.T. Glover

These ads are from Submarine Telegraphy - A Practical Manual
by Italo de Giuli, published in London in 1932.

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