Telephone Blues…

In 1877-78, the first telephone line was constructed, the first switchboard was created and the first telephone exchange was in operation. Three years later, almost 49,000 telephones were in use.

John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers/Eric Clapton
– Telephone Blues

In 1927 the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) gave a public demonstration of the new technology, and

by 1928 the General Electric Company (GE) had begun regular television broadcasts.

In 1973, Motorola, a telecommunications company founded in 1928, made history when it created the world’s first cell phone. Motorola engineer Martin Cooper created this revolutionary device called the DynaTAC 8000X
1989 – The Start Of The Flip Phone Era – Motorola MicroTAC
After many years of the brick phone, Motorola innovated once more by introducing the “flip” design to the market. The name of this model was the “Motorola MicroTAC” and was the smallest and lightest phone available at the time.
1992 – The Year of The First Text Message
The first text message on a mobile phone was developed by British software programmer Neil Papworth.
The first text message was also sent that year. The corporate director received it from developer, Neil Papworth, at Vodafone’s holiday office party. Neil was asked to develop a messaging system.
1996 – First Phone With A Keyboard
1999 – Launch of WAP browser cell phone
Not only Motorola, but Nokia also introduced a product with a ground-breaking function this year. The first cell phone with a WAP browser that allowed users to browse the internet was the Nokia 7110.
1999 – First camera phone
2018 – First Cell Phone to Feature 3 Cameras
The Huawei P20 Pro, which had a 40 MP primary camera, a 20 MP secondary camera, and an 8 MP front camera, was the first smartphone to feature three cameras.
2020 – First Phone to Feature 5 Cameras – Nokia


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