Belgium will refuse to use the Telegraph until the end of 2017, the Last message will be sent on December 29, reports the BBC.

Telegraphic message in Belgium was opened in 1846 is Now the service used by about 10 companies and several individual clients, mainly judicial officers, which was important to obtain legal guarantees sending and receiving messages.

To send a telegram, it is sufficient to dictate a message to a special number, and then a telegram will be sent by mail.

The cost of an ordinary telegram of 20 words in Belgium is 23,75 Euro and employees of the Telegraph acknowledge its lack of competitiveness in the era of mobile communication and the Internet.

See also: End of an era. Why Ukraine cut the Telegraph

The UK, where it was invented the Telegraph, abandoned it in 1982, the US – 2006, India in 2013.

As reported, Ukrtelecom will cease to provide the services of Telegraph communication from 1 March 2018




Belgium refuses to use the Telegraph 18.12.2017

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