Business & Finance: Behn's Progress

To Sosthenes & Hernand Behn, famed Behn Brothers who have brought International Telephone & Telegraph Co. to its present potent state (TIME, April 8), came last week new conquests in a familiar field.

The Behns already operate communication systems in Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, Spain, Argentine, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay. Last week they announced that I. T. & T. had secured rights for the operation of wireless telephone and telegraph in Peru and Colombia. With this acquisition, the entire west coast of South America and the east coast south of Sao Paulo, Brazil, found its...

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