Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
People now were starting to have phone numbers and not using their names.
All telephones were powered with a battery system. This battery was able to power all phones. The battery was made by Hammond V. Hayes.
People were now starting to be able to have long distance calls, but they had to use metallic circuit.
The first dialing system was invented by a Kansas city undertaker. His goal was to get rid of operators.
The first coin operated telephone was installed in Connecticut.
The western union telegraph company got in a hostile takeover, they purchased the stocks and 2 got merged.
About 10 million telephones were being used throughout the US.
Telstar the first telephone satellite was launched.
There have been huge advances in the last 2 decades in technology. There was the development of the mobile telephone.