HC Deb 10 December 1934 vol 296 c22
29. Mr. JOEL

asked the Postmaster-General what increase, if any, there has been in the number of subscribers to the Telex Service in each of the past three years; and whether the charges for this service have been reduced during that period?


The Telex Service was opened in August, 1932. The number of public subscribers at various dates is as follow:

August, 1932 10
December, 1932 55
December, 1933 118
December, 1934 149

The annual rent for the subscriber's apparatus was £65 at the opening of the service. This charge was reduced to £50 on the 1st October, 1934.

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