He described it as "the greatest by far of all the marvels of the electric telegraph".
1877 In July, Mr W H Preece (1834-1913), who later became Sir William Preece, FRS and Engineer-in-Chief of the Post Office, brought to this country the first pair of practical telephones seen in Great Britain.
Century Link executives had some blunt talk on their 4Q16 earnings call regarding their IPTV product Prism TV. Century Link execs, including CEO Glen Post, expressed a preference for an OTT offer over Prism TV, due to OTT’s lower cost structure.
He had inherited an interest in the training of deaf children from his father, Alexander Melville Bell, who had been a teacher of elocution at Edinburgh.AT&T made a similar decision last year, basically halting their U-verse TV platform, in favor of DIRECTV, citing cost structure as well.AT&T’s video focus is now on their DIRECTV DBS and DIRECTV NOW OTT video products.Additionally, the live linear OTT market is beginning to get crowded.Century Link will join AT&T, Sling/DISH, Sony Play Station Vue and a few others with lower cost OTT options.