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

Telephone hot line between nations

Instituted on June 20, 1963, between the United States and the Soviet Union, a telephone hot line connected both countries. Continue reading

Roadside telephone for motorist assistance

The Royal Automobile Club of Great Britain in 1919, installed roadside telephone for motorist assistance. Continue reading