Skip to main content
   

 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Terms

This list of telecommunications objects shows the preferred and non-preferred terms in the thesaurus under the category 'electric telegraphs by purpose'

Plural: customer-operated telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
Scope Notes:
Plural: private telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
Scope Notes:
Plural: public service telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
Scope Notes:
Plural: railway telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
Scope Notes:
Plural: stock telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
Scope Notes: Form of electric telegraph specific to distributed news systems, such as stock market and news wire ...


Click here to return to thesaurus home page

fun and games

Can you beat our games? Explode equipment to see what's inside, hear the changing sounds of telecommunications, see how telecommunications designs have changed over time or send an e-postacard.

what's on

The UK's first permanent gallery dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies opens in the new Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum.

audio history

Take a trip down memory lane with extracts of the interviews which have been recorded as part of the Connected Earth oral history programme.

featured story

100 years of automatic switching!
In 1912 the GPO installed Britain's first automatic telephone exchange in Epsom.

Discover the early days of the telephone...