Prior technologies such as telegraph, telex, and mailgram
arguably are unlike EDI because they are controlled by neutral communications carriers.
For example, a Priority (next day) letter costs more than a second day letter and a regular Mailgram
costs less than sending a certified Mailgram
Priority mail services, including volume handling of computer-originated Mailgram
messages and a Computer Letter service.
The company, which operates in more than 37 countries worldwide, provides a wide range of computer and fax-based services and offers discounted international fax services and Telex, Internet, E-Mail, and Mailgram
In addition to enhanced fax services, Xpedite also provides discounted international fax services and Telex, Internet, E-Mail and mailgram
Telegraphic offers or mailgrams
will not be considered.
The Act lists priority mail, expedited mail, bulk parcel post, bulk international mail, and mailgrams
as competitive products [39 USC 3631 (a)(1)-(5)].
It directs a newly created Postal Regulatory Commission to divide Postal Service products into two classes: (1) market-dominant (monopoly) products such as first-class mail and parcels, standard mail, periodicals, and bound printed matter; and (2) competitive products such as priority and expedited mail, bulk parcel post, bulk international mail, and mailgrams
In any case, the expected avalanche of letters to the editor and mailgrams
to Congress never quite materialized.
Appealing to audiences by means of curtain speeches and flyers announcing a special 900 telephone number that generates mailgrams
to each caller's federal legislators, theatres and other arts organizations also began to survey their boards of trustees for members with political or business connections to Republican officials, in an orchestrated effort to demonstrate widespread support for the continuance of federal arts funding.
Public messages or mailgrams
provide a quick and succinct means to voice an opinion.
responded by sending 600,000 mailgrams
to health care professionals, informing them of "rare cases of serious cardiovascular adverse events" following use of the drug, especially in patients also taking the antifungal drug ketoconazole or the antibiotic erythromycin.