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Philipp Reis demonstrated the Telephone(only messages
"talking phone" and the first long distance call
North American telephone exchange: First North American telephone exchange is opened in New Haven, Connecticut using the switch board created by Tivadar Puskas
Carbon Transmitter: Francis Blake invents a carbon transmitter similar to Edison's that saves the Bell company from extinction.
Circuit Canger: Gilliland's automatic circuit changer is put into service between Worcester and Leicester, presenting the first operator dial that allows an operator to make two exchanges.
Wall phones: The first “short” wall telephone model with the batteries outside the phone. This helped society becuase now everyone could have a simpilar telephone that was attached to a wall inside of their homes.
Rotary dial telephones: The first rotary dial telephones in the Bell System was in Norfolk, Virginia. Telephones lacked dials and touch-tone pads were no longer made by the Bell System after 1978.
Hexagonal cells: W. Rae Young and Douglas H. Ring, engineers at Bell Labs, proposed hexagonal cells for the supply of mobile telephony services.
AT&T first rigner and handset combo AT&T introduces the Model 500 telephone, the first that combines a ringer and handset. It's very similar to the classic black rotary phone, but now there was an adjustable volume and later a variety of colors. With this advancement opened the door for new technology that would becomes a cultural icon.
TAT-1: The first transatlantic telephone cable is used from Scotland to Nova Scotia, this provided telephone service between North America and the United Kingdom.
Telestar 1: Communications satellite Telstar 1 is launched by a NASA Delta rocket on July 10, this was able to transmite the first live transatlantic telecast as well as telephone and data signals. The launching of this satellite improved communication beyond our word and allowed improvement in space to grow and devlepope becuase they were able to get the first satellite invented and now we can improve from there.
First commercial cellular network
First portable cell phone call
February 16 the first 911 call is made in Haleyville, Alabama.
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