with date & time authentication, are legally recognized
forms of notice over unconfirmed e-mail and fax messages.
Time Date Stamp is a Lawful Record of the Message Filing
order to send a telegram a message must be filed. The filing
occurs at the moment you send your message online (by clicking
send telegram) or when our operator transmits your message
after you dictate it. When the message is filed our computer
issues a time date stamp.
carrier’s time date stamp is a lawful record of the
filing time of a message.
time date stamp is synonymous to a post mark from the post
you are required send notification by a specific time and
day, such as in a contract cancellation provision, you could
file a telegram prior to your deadline The time/date stamp
provides evidence of meeting your deadline.
customers use this service to cancel contracts prior to
a midnight deadline when the recipient is unreachable (such
as after hours when a company is closed) or when they have
missed the last postal mail pickup.
note that depending on the type of service ordered, the
time date stamp may or may not be printed on the recipient’s
copy of the message another (second) time date stamp or
postmark may be added such as in certain postalgrams ® or
international telegrams. However, this time date stamp is
retained in our records and a statement of the time and
date filed is available upon request.
American Telegram ® is an authorized telecommunications carrier, regulated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), conforming to the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. § 151-163. By law (Section 220 [47 U.S.C. 220]), we are required by the FCC to maintain accurate records.
As a telegram common carrier, per federal law and tariffs, our time date stamp is an accurate lawful record for filing of a message, not subject to dispute.