Tables
table 1 The Euro-Asian Communications Companies,
1854–68 30
table 2 Tier One Global Communications Companies,
circa 1900 58
table 3 Tier Two Global Communication Companies,
circa 1900 60
table 4 Western and Brazilian Telegraph Company,
1876–81 75
table 5 The Indo-European Cartel’s Impact on the Ottoman
Telegraph Agency’s Share of Messages, 1871–88 97
table 6 Ordinary Cable Rates (per word) from Britain to
Selected Countries, 1890–1902 147
table 7 Number and Percentage of Messages to and from
Australasia by the Pacific Cable, Selected Years,
1902–17 180
table 8 Increase and Decrease in Percentage of Messages
Carried by the Pacific Cable to and from Australasia
by Rate Category and for Select Periods, 1903–27 193
table 9 Continuity and Managed Change in South American
Communication Markets, 1899–1914 207
table 10 The Explosion of Network Capacity in South
American Cable Communication Markets,
1874–1911 (by number of cables) 220
table 11 The Impact of Wireless Competition on U.S Cable
Company Rates, 1923 311
table 12 The Impact of Competition on British Cable Rates,
1926–27 321
table 13 Impact on Cable Companies’ Annual Revenues,
1926–27 323
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