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14.04.2012

On-site exhibition: the Telephone History Museum takes part in Skolkovo

The scientific/business debate held by this very interesting person wasn't the only attraction for our audience. An honors Professor in Systems Management, a Doctor at four of the world's largest Universities, International awards Laureate as well as co-author of the famous bestseller, Limits of Growth, Meadows also gave all participants at this event the opportunity to become acquainted with our very interesting collection at the Moscow Museum of Telephone History. Rare telephone devices were on displayed for the entire lecture audience to view.

Vitaly Ezopov, Executive Director of the Mastertel Telecommunications Company and a Member of the Board of the Prime Business Group Holding, said: "People become quickly accustomed to comforts without consideration for the fact that things we often take for granted are actually the result of the long and labored work of a whole cast of world inventors. When setting up this exhibit at the Skolkovo campus, we wanted to help young people, who communicate with each other using various gadgets, to take an trip into the history of humankind. We aimed to help them visualize the historical development of the world's current means of communication, to show them some of the creations of the most acknowledged Russian and International scientific masters in the telecommunications arena. Maybe that is why we have no doubt that this retrospective look at social communications will be highly successful."

Today, the collection at the Telephone History Museum, from all corners of the globe, includes more than a thousand rare units from both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Our collection is the most impressive of its kind, not only in Russia, but across the whole of Europe.