First Cell Phone Call Made 30 Years Ago Today
Apr 3, 2003, 10:47 AM by (staff)
On April 3, 1973, Motorola vice presidents Marty Cooper and John Mitchell went to New York to show off a new type of phone. It was the DynaTAC, a 30-ounce portable, cordless phone, described affectionately as the "boot," based on its shape. Cooper made a point of placing the inaugural call on the boot to a friend and rival who headed the mobile phone project at Bell Labs of AT&T. Click below for a full history of the birth of the cell-phone industry.
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