Friday, August 09, 2013
Telephone History... Antique Telephone & Collector's Items
Telephone History... Antique Telephone & Collector's Items: Great photos of the various devices that made US telecom deregulation history... "After the Carterfone Decision, up until the FCC started allowing connection of FCC registered equipment in 1976 (that you could buy in a local store), subscribers had to rent a protective coupler from the phone company (maybe $10 a month per line), which supposedly protected the public telephone network from any harm caused by the customer's phone equipment (CPE)." 'via Blog this'