Investigation of the telephone industry in the United States

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Arno Press, 1939 - Business & Economics - 661 pages
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This comprehensive final report results from the only major United States Government investigation of the telephone industry. Its lengthier first part consists of 18 chapters filled with data in tabular and text form examining management and control, licensing, patents, research, engineering and standardization, rates, pricing and other facets of the Bell system. The second part reviews legal problems of telephone control and suggests legislative measures. This report remains essential to an understanding of the history and growth of the Bell system into one of America's major industrial giants.

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Growth of assets
Growth of the parent companies of the Bell System
Total assets and telephone plant

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