Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd

In July 1897, a wireless radio manufacturing company was incorporated in England, calling itself Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd. Guglielmo Marconi, the developer of radio, was the the principal owner, and the firm’s name was changed in 1900 to the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, Ltd.

Date:
      July, 1897
Name(s):
      Guglielmo Marconi
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      England


Additional Information:

  • Marconi Company – Wikipedia
    The Marconi Company was a British telecommunications and engineering company that did business under that name from 1963 to 1987.
  • Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Co – Graces Guide
    1897 The company was registered in July as the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Co on the 20th July to acquire patent rights from Guglielmo Marconi.
  • Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company. (1900-1913) – People and …
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    Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company.
  • Guglielmo Marconi – Wikipedia
    Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/); Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi’s law and a radio telegraph system. He is usually credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun “in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy”.

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