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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Term

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auto-manual exchange equipment

auto-manual exchange equipment

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A manual exchange (operator controlled) that is reached by the customer dialling an access number. In the UK this used to be 0 and then later became 100. The operator would be able to connected calls to destinations that were not available by direct dialling. The operator would also be able to provide services that required manual intervention such as person to person calls and reverse charge calls.


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