Telephone System Automation In 1951

This is a fascinating brief history of the Bell Telephone System, showing the dawn of direct-dialing for long-distance calls and the start of Area Codes.

It also seems to show the beginning of using computers to switch calls, diagnose network congestion, as well as track billing.

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