The phone house at Borups Allé

The radio chain tower at the former phone house (“Telefonhuset”) on Borups Allé in Copenhagen.

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The building was constructed in from 1949 to 1953 and the tower was added in 1958. The telephone house was an important part of Denmark’s switch from manual to automatic telephone exchanges.

The tower was part of a chain of towers which distributed television and telephone signals throughout Denmark. The telephone tower on Borups Allé was an important node in that network/chain.

It was equipped with parabolic antennas which were later removed.

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