Backing up your Telephone— (Jun, 1930)
This is one of those headlines that would mean something completely different today….
Backing up your Telephone—
To make your telephone and back it up with all the apparatus and supplies needed for your service is a work of infinite variety.
Buying rubber from Singapore, mica from India, conduit from Ohio—Making each year a million telephones, 15,000 miles of cable, switchboards by the trainload— Distributing supplies to 32 warehouses, holding them ready for the nation’s telephone companies— Installing the equipment in all the telephone exchanges— All this is the responsibility of Western Electric — whose dependable service of supply helps make possible dependable telephone service.
MAKERS OF YOUR TELEPHONE