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 Better telephone service on line. Mersea mayor Patricia Stewart and her husband James bringing the new telephone exchange on line by pulling out thousands of wedges.

Mersea residents can look forward to a better telephone service after a £400,000 update of the island's exchange. 

BT has disconnected the old electro-mechanical equipment and reconnected the island's 3,000 lines to a ...
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Better telephone service on line. Mersea mayor Patricia Stewart and her husband James bringing the new telephone exchange on line by pulling out thousands of wedges.
Mersea residents can look forward to a better telephone service after a £400,000 update of the island's exchange.
BT has disconnected the old electro-mechanical equipment and reconnected the island's 3,000 lines to a new computerised digital exchange in Kingsland Road, West Mersea.
From Evening Gazette, 14 January 1993.
Date: 14 January 1993      


Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID MMC_2004_05_003


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