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International Telegraph Conference (Paris, 1890)

16 May - 21 June 1890 - Paris, France



The regulations for the international service and the tables of international tariffs were revised and annexed to the International Telegraph Convention, St. Petersburg (1875) were revised at this administrative conference.

The International Bureau of Telegraph Administrations was asked to prepare an official vocabulary for correspondence in conventional language.

A system of delivering telegrams to a private address by telephone was introduced.
International Telegraph Conference (Paris, 1890)
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Convention télégraphique internationale de St-Pétersbourg et Règlement et tarifs y annexés (Paris, 1890)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
Documents de la Conférence télégraphique internationale (Paris, 1890)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Chairman

Mr. De Selves, Director-General of Posts and Telegraph (France)

Countries participating

42

List of participants

Liste des participants de la Conférence télégraphique internationale (Paris, 1890)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Library Catalogue

  • Link to the ITU Library Catalogue (Paris, 1890)
    (Multilingual)