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Telephone Rentals

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of Knightsbridge, London.

1929 Public company.

1961 Installators and maintainers of internal telephones, internal broadcasting, time and cost recorders, synchronised clocks, machine control (Centralograph); fire alarm and fire detection systems, staff location and watchmen protection equipment. Also install and maintain on rental, refrigeration and water softening plant. [1]

1988 Acquired by Cable and Wireless; the non-telecommunications operations were put into a new business unit, Time and Security, of Mercury Communications[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, October 23, 1993