Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company Limited.

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Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company Limited.

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Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company Limited was incorporated in Halifax Nova Scotia on April 22 1910. It's purpose was to consolidate the telephone and telegraph services in the Maritimes. The company was able to purchase the majority of shares from the Telephone Company of Prince Edward Island and bought out the Nova Scotia Telephone Company.

In 1998 the four main telephone companies in Atlantic Canada, Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company, Island Telecom, NBTel and NewTel Communications merged to form Aliant which later became known as Bell Aliant.


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