Business: International Communications

Now, upon all continents—since I. T. & T. stockholders at their meeting in Baltimore last week approved the long planned consolidation with the Mackay Companies (TIME, April 2)—birds may perch on I. T. & T. land wires. Now, under all the seas, along the lead-bound cables of the I. T. & T. fishes may snip and gulp their food of slimy algae, dainty shell fish. The International Telephone & Telegraph Co. is ubiquitous by telegraph, cable, telephone, wireless, radio.

Besides providing these addenda to earth's natural equipment, the I. T. & T. stockholders provided...