Business & Finance: Eavesdropper

Last year, A. T. & T. viewed its experiment in trans-Atlantic telephones with misgivings. Few businessmen, tourists, picked up receivers and said "London, please," or "New York, please." Costly, difficult, the New York-London service seemed about to fail.

But last week, A. T. & T. came to the end of its misgivings, announced it would not only continue the two present long wave circuits-but would open additional short-wave circuits from transmitting stations to be built near Trenton, N. J. Calls in the first eight months of 1928 were three times the total of Jan.-Aug., 1927. The 12½-hour service has been lengthened to...

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