Telex

The telex network is a switched network of teleprinters similar to a telephone network, for the purposes of sending text-based messages. This network provided the first common medium for international record communications using standard signalling techniques and operating criteria as specified by the International Telecommunication Union.

Read more about Telex:  Development, Operation and Applications, Teletypewriter EXchange, International Record Carriers, Decline

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