The Olds

3G-less Martyr May Starve Himself to Save the Telegram

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Next month, the last telegram in the history of the entire world will be sent — unless one Indian wire fiend has his way.

India is the only country left with a government-run telegram service. Incredibly, 5,000 of the missives are still sent daily in India, USA Today reports. But state-owned telecom company BSNL hemorrhages $23 million per year on the quaint medium, so they’re bowing out of the telegram biz on July 13. Read More