Alexander Graham Bell invents the Telephone
These lines had the ability to connect to other telephones. The first ones were built in Boston and Somerville, Massachusetts
Gardiner Greene Hubbard founded the company. 10,000 phones were in the service. Later on, it was renamed to American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T)
The New Haven District Telephone Company printed out a one-page telephone number list.
The first pay phone was released at a bank in Hartford, Connecticut
Later on, switchboards were phased out for phantom circuits
Microwave wireless technology was used for long-distance phone calls
Motorola DynaTAC is released and had a price tag of $4,000 and a 30-minute talk time
Motorola StarTAC was the first flip phone to be made
Apple's iphone was the first smartphone and changed how we see phones in general. The iphone not only send text, call, but also can listen to music, surf the web and other features.