Tag Archives: telecommunications

Consumer Rights

I’m not a phone person so phones are a very low priority in my life. Most of my communication is directly face to face. Distant communication is mostly done via email. This arrangement continues to work very well in my … Continue reading

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Which Telstar?

The name “Telstar” is one of the most well-known names for manmade satellites, and other things.  In fact, during the time that the original Telstar satellites were in service, polls discovered that Telstar was a more recognizeable name in Britain … Continue reading

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The Hotline

Truth is often less amusing than fiction.  The 1964 dark-comedy movie, “Dr. Strangelove” utilized the newly installed hotline between Moscow and Washington.  President Merkin Muffley confers with his counterpart in Moscow during the height of the nuclear crisis. The movie’s telephone … Continue reading

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Early Bird

When was the last time you gave much thought to the topic of global telecommunications?  Unless you’re in that business, you likely haven’t given it much thought at all.  However, chances are pretty good that you benefit from it each … Continue reading

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