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Wednesday, 21 March 1928

Senator THOMAS (NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister representing the Postmaster-General, upon notice -

1.   What is the loss or profit on the working of the " Beam " section of the Amalgamated Wireless Co.?

2.   What would be the financial result of the " Beam " with a traffic of 25,000,000 words at a flat rate of1d. a word?

3.   What is the amount received by the department for terminal charges from the wireless and cable companies?

4.   What is the average charge per word?

5.   What would bethe amount received on a flat rate of1d. a word on present traffic?

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