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A Timeline of Telecommunications: From Telephone to Smartphone

Posted In Infographics - By Techtiplib on Thursday, May 14th, 2015 With No Comments »

Over the past 150 years, there has been an incredible amount of technological advancements in the world of telecommunications. In I876, the technology of a telephone seemed incomprehensible to many and today we have smartphones that are capable of not only calling someone in any place in the world but also, connecting us to the internet and giving us access to a whole range of information and tools.

In this interactive story map from M2 On Hold, a leading provider of on-hold messages in Australia, you will see just how far humankind has come since the invention of the telephone. This map marks exactly where some of the most significant moments in the history of telecommunications took place – from the first phone call to the launch of the iPhone!    

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