The war placed great demands on communications, and Western Electric worked with C&P Telephone Company to install a new automatic switchboard
. The upgrade reduced personnel requirements to "only" 80 operators, seven supervisors, a chief operator, and an assistant chief operator to support extensive wartime communications.
Four tenders for the supply of (a) 16 mm2 copper wire, also 35 & 70 mm2 aluminum wire, (b) low voltage automatic switchboard
, (c) 2,000 Amp.
On first hearing No One Listen is a song for anyone who ever got trapped in the automatic switchboard
of faceless bureaucracy.
Post moved the central office into a larger space, where a 100-line automatic switchboard
Dee Valley Water, which supplies 250,000 people, adjusted its automatic switchboard
with a safety message to reassure callers yesterday.
The application gives faculty, staff and administration an automatic switchboard
and answering service during holidays, between terms and after hours.
Supply of a diesel generator and an automatic switchboard
Could this explain why automatic switchboards
put you on hold late morning because of volume of callers?