Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, 1996

The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Savezna Republika Jugoslavija) was an independent state of Europe, formed on 27 April 1992 by the union of the republics of Serbia and Montenegro (including the autonomous regions of Vojvodina…

Yugoslavia, 1989

The first trials of a card-based telephone system began in 1985, using magnetic cards supplied by the Swiss Autelca. The cards were the standard testcards, with the codes formed by the letter "D" followed by…

Falkland Islands, 1985

The Falkland Islands are an archipelago of the South Atlantic, overseas territory of the United Kingdom, which declares its sovereign since in 1833 it had built a naval base and in 1837 a colonial administration…

Ukraine, 1994

Ukraine became an independent nation in 1991, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, of which it was previously a republic. In that year, in the city of Yalta two Ascom Autelca magnetic cards were…

Bermuda, 1986

Bermuda is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic, consisting of an archipelago comprising about three hundred coral islets, twenty of which inhabited. The first telephone cards used in the archipelago date back to…

Turks and Caicos Islands, 1987

Turks and Caicos, a British Overseas Territory, is a Caribbean coral archipelago. The first cards were marketed in 1987: it was a series of three magnetic stripe definitives, supplied by Autelca, with values expressed in…

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 1984

Located in the Lesser Antilles, the archipelago of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was one of the first states in the Caribbean to use a public card phone system. Already in 1984, in fact, the…

Saint Lucia, 1985

A long-standing protectorate of the United Kingdom, and independent since 1979, the Caribbean island installed the first public telephones in 1985, with service provided by Cable & Wireless and Autelca magnetic cards. Two ordinary cards…

Saint Kitts and Nevis, 1986

It was Autelca that inaugurated public telephony in this small island state, formed by the two homonymous islands. The classic cards with magnetic band that were issued were only three, a series of ordinary with…

Cayman Islands, 1986

The Cayman Islands, an autonomous British Overseas Territory, are located in the western part of the Caribbean Sea and consist of three islands. Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. The first phonecards used were…