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Explore Telephones Story Before Telling Him Your Mobile Number!

Explore Telephones Story Before Telling Him Your Mobile Number!


It is undoubtedly that the telephones development has impacted the way we live our lives and go about our everyday business. Let’s know about history of telephones:

1. Scotsman Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876 at 29 years of age after he had emigrated to Boston in the USA.

Scotsman Alexander Graham Bell

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2. In 1876, Elisha grey claimed to have invented the telephone. But, Bell won, reaching the Patent Office first, beating Elisha just by just a few hours.

Elisha grey

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3. In 1876, Grey had produced a working prototype but neglected to get it patented.


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4. Emile Berliner invented the first microphone (part of the telephone transmitter) while working with Bell.

5. In 1878, the first permanent outdoor telephone wire was completed. It expanded a distance of just three miles.


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6. The first coin-operated telephone was established in 1900 in Hartford, Connecticut.

The first coin-operated telephone

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7. Research into the electronic telephone exchanges started in 1936. It was finally perfected with the electronic switching system (SES) in the 1960s.

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8. The writer, Mark Twain, was amongst the firsts to keep the phone at his home sweet home.

In India, Oriental Telephone Company Ltd of England opened telephone exchanges in Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Ahmedabad in 1881.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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