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US, Canadian post offices begin a high-speed setup

The US and Canadian postal services join forces Monday to begin a high-speed electronic system designed t deliver messages between the countries within one hour. The new system -- named Intelpost -- may be expanded in coming months to include Western Europe, allowing people in the United States to send messages overseas in 60 minutes. The US Postal Service said that under the US Postal Service said that under the system, facsimile messages will be sent between the two countries in less than two minutes for $5 a page.

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