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International Telegraph Conference (London, 1879)
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International Telegraph Conference (London, 1879)

11 June - 28 July 1879 - London, United Kingdom

This was an administrative conference therefore, the International Telegraph Convention of St. Petersburg was not revised. However, revisions were made to the Regulations for the international service and the Tables of fixed rates to be used in establishing international tariffs. The revised version was annexed to the International Telegraph Convention, St. Petersburg (1875). In addition, charging methods were revised so that charges were now applied by word.
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Convention télégraphique internationale de Saint-Pétersbourg (1875) et Règlement et tarifs y annexés (Londres, 1879)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
Documents de la Conférence télégraphique internationale (Londres, 1879)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Chairman

Mr. C.H.B. Patey, Deputy-Director of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs (Great Britain)

Countries participating

21

List of participants

Liste des participants de la Conférence télégraphique internationale (Londres, 1879)(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Further Reading

Bateman-Champain R. E., Major J. U. "Les Conférences télégraphiques internationales : Adresse présidentielle à la Société des Ingénieurs télégraphiques." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 14 (1879): 309-312.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
Bateman-Champain R. E., Major J. U. "Les Conférences télégraphiques internationales : Adresse présidentielle à la Société des Ingénieurs télégraphiques (suite et fin)." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 15 (1879): 333-335.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
Ponzio Vaglia, M. le Chevalier. "Rapport sur les propositions de tarifs faites en vue des Conférences de Londres." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 17 (1879): 361-368.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Londres [partie I]." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 18 (1879): 401-403.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Londres [partie II]." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 20 (1879): 433-437.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Londres [partie III]." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 21 (1879): 475-481.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Londres [partie IV]." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 22 (1879): 517-520.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Revue télégraphique de 1879." Journal télégraphique 4, no. 25 (1879): 585-588.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence de Londres 1879." Journal télégraphique 51, no. 9 (1927): 177-181.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Library Catalogue

Link to the ITU Library Catalogue (London, 1879)(Multilingual) URL
YearConference NameAcronymConference TypePlace

1879

International Telegraph Conference (London, 1879)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceLondon

1885

International Telegraph Conference (Berlin, 1885)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceBerlin

1890

International Telegraph Conference (Paris, 1890)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceParis

1896

International Telegraph Conference (Budapest, 1896)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceBudapest

1903

International Telegraph Conference (London, 1903)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceLondon

1908

International Telegraph Conference (Lisbon, 1908)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceLisbon

1925

International Telegraph Conference (Paris, 1925)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceParis

1928

International Telegraph Conference (Brussels, 1928)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceBrussels

1938

International Telegraph and Telephone Conference (Cairo, 1938)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceCairo

1949

International Telegraph and Telephone Conference (Paris, 1949)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceParis

1958

Administrative Telegraph and Telephone Conference (Geneva, 1958)

Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceGeneva

1973

World Administrative Telegraph and Telephone Conference (Geneva, 1973)

WATTC-73Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceGeneva

1988

World Administrative Telegraph and Telephone Conference (Melbourne, 1988)

WATTC-88Telegraph and Telephone ConferenceMelbourne