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At first Americans adopted the LLL-NNNN format (three letters, four numerals).After becoming aware that it was running out of words beginning with the needed three letters, New York introduced the LLN-NNNN format in 1930 with all the other cities following suit in 194748.For technical reasons no telephone number in the US started with 1.For historical reasons zero was always used to call the operator. City telephone networks came into being and every phone set was assigned a number.In 1910 the USA, then a country with the highest telephone penetration rate, numbered over 7 million subscribers, which compared to Russias 155,000.
Mnemonic rules were in use in London and Paris until mid-1960s.How we did it Everything associated with a telephone (from telephone sets to stations) came to Russia from the West. opened its first Russian telephone station in 1893 in Kiev.In 1881 the American Bell Telephone Company signed a 20-year contract with Russia on installation and operation of telephone networks in St. In the late 19th century for the former owner of a mechanical repair shop Lars Magnus Ericsson Russia was the biggest sales markethe even considered moving to St. Heres how Ericsson described it in the 1997 annual report: As early as the late 1890s, Ericsson had operations worldwideincluding countries such as China, Russia and Mexico.One of Europes largest telephone stations owned by the Russian-Dutch-Swedish joint-stock company was located in the Milyutinsky by-street in Moscow (the building is still used as a call center).In 1917 during the Great Socialist Revolution the building with cadets holed up inside was besieged by revolutionary insurgents.
A telephone call used to be pre-ordered, which took some waiting.