Okinawa, Luzon, Hong Kong Cable
The stamp marks the
beginning of the undersea telephone cable linking Okinawa, Luzon, and
Hong Kong in 1977.
Trans-Pacific Fiber Optic Cable
The stamp was issued in
1989 to celebrate the completion of the fiber optic cable linking
Japan and the United States.
This stamp was issued in
1956 to mark the 50th anniversary of Telegraph and Telephone service
In 1962 a set of two
stamps with the same design was issued to mark the inauguration of the
cable telephone service from Newfoundland to Iceland, the Faroe
Islands and Scotland. The cable between White Bay, Newfoundland,
Canada and Oban, Scotland was laid in 1961, and in 1962 the first
telephone cable from the United Kingdom to the Faroe Islands and
Iceland was opened.