Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) in 1885. Continue reading

The First International Direct Dial Service

Beginning March 1, 1970, an International direct-dial service became available from New York City, NY, USA to London, England. Continue reading

First Words Spoken by Telephone

Alexander Graham Bell’s first spoken words by telephone were, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want you," on March 10, 1876. Continue reading

Guglielmo Marconi

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. Continue reading

Radio broadcast of live music

On June 15th 1920, a concert featuring the singer Dame Nellie Melba the live music was Radio broadcasted by Guglielmo Marconi from Writtle, Chelmsford, England. Continue reading

Radiotelegraph message from Great Britain to Australia

In 1918 from a long-wave station in Caernarvon, Wales, operated by the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, sent a Radiotelegraph message from Great Britain to a second station in Australia. Continue reading

Wireless station for international communications

In 1899 at South Foreland, England, the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd., owned by Guglielmo Marconi, established a wireless station for international communications. Continue reading

Permanent wireless installation

The Telegraph and Signal Company, Ltd., in November 1897 at The Needles on the Isle of Wight, Great Britain, constructed the first permanent wireless installation, under the direction of Guglielmo Marconi. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Radio patent granted to Guglielmo Marconi

On June 2, 1896, British patent No.12039, for a radio was granted to radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi. Continue reading