She’s dialing California from Englewood, N. J.
An entirely new kind of Long Distance service is now being tried in Englewood,
Ten thousand customers in that town now dial their own calls to certain distant points.
It’s easy to do and faster. Just by dialing two or three more digits than on a local call, they can reach any one of eleven million telephones in and around twelve cities from coast to coast.
This new way of putting through Long Distance calls in another example of the way Bell System people are constantly planning and building to provide you with better telephone service.
HELPFUL HINT — Keep a list of Long distance numbers handy beside your telephone. Out-of-town calls go through faster when you Call By Number.
BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM
Magazine Quick, Vol. 7, No. 5, 4 août 1952.