The Telecommunications Industry

Synopsis

The telephone used to be a luxury item. Today, 95% of Americans have telephone service, and many carry their phones wherever they go. McMaster chronicles the fascinating story of the telephone's rise, its spread to ubiquity in today's society, and the billion-dollar industry it has engendered. This accessible history is ideal for students seeking a clear, concise introduction to one of the landmark American industries of the 20th century.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002