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International Telegraph Conference (Paris, 1890)
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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.
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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)

Further Reading

"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Paris [partie I]." Journal télégraphique 14, no. 5 (1890): 93-100.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence télégraphique internationale de Paris [partie II]." Journal télégraphique 14, no. 7 (1890): 155-157.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Modifications apportées au règlement de service international et aux tarifs de Berlin, par la Conférence télégraphique de Paris, 1890." Journal télégraphique 14, no. 9 (1890): 241-245.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Modifications apportées au règlement de service international et aux tarifs de Berlin, par la Conférence télégraphique de Paris, 1890 (suite)." Journal télégraphique 14, no. 10 (1890): 261-266.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Modifications apportées au règlement de service international et aux tarifs de Berlin, par la Conférence télégraphique de Paris, 1890 (suite et fin)." Journal télégraphique 14, no. 12 (1890): 309-312.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Revue de 1890." Journal télégraphique 15, no. 1 (1891): 1-3.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)
"Conférence de Paris (1890)." Journal télégraphique 51, no. 11 (1927): 216-225.(French)download PDF PDF (acrobat)

Library Catalogue

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