Posts tagged with "mobile telecommunications"

How the mobile phone has evolved for business

Almost 43 years ago, on April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper from Motorola made the first call on a mobile phone. It was a business call to a rival manufacturer, also in the race to develop a portable, hand-held device.

That phone weighed about a kilogram; its brick-like heavy battery took 10 hours to charge and allowed a talk time of only 30 minutes. Hardly what you might call mobile. But it was a start.

Mobile Phone timeline

Development of the mobile phone continued, and a decade later they were on sale in the USA for the equivalent of £2,500 each.

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Global VoIP Market To Hit $75.8Bn In 2013

The advent of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has fundamentally changed the way organisations carry out phone conversations, with many companies now realising that the technology helps to improve their business operations.


With VoIP, companies can make more cost-effective calls than when using land-line services. The technology has also been proven to be more reliable and faster than traditional phones. VoIP empowers companies to move forward with the times and adapt to the new developments in technology, thus helping them better navigate today’s business landscape.

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