The Evolution of Phones

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Today mobile phones have become a lifeline of our daily life. Almost everyone has at least one personal cell phone of their own: whether toddlers or the oldest man. Moreover, the mobile phone device has currently outnumbered the global human population, growing more than 7.2 billion.

“No other technology has impacted us like the mobile phone. It’s the fastest growing manmade phenomenon ever – from zero to 7.2 billion in three decades,” said Kevin Kimberlin, Chairman of Spencer Trask & Co.

However, if we look back at the past of these smart technological devices which made us communicate faster and easier with the ability to perform multi task, it was something entirely different from what we see now. Something beyond our expectation of having around us and using it.

The immense improvement of technology has played a massive role in changing the history of telecommunication: how humans communicate through smoke signals to the stylish mobile multimedia platforms we use now. Let’s take a look back to the past at how the communication has developed and made the multimedia device the world’s most ubiquitous needy gadget.


Shortel 1996, ‘The history of Telecommunication’, accessed on 19 August 2015,


Comments on: "The Evolution of Phones" (1)

  1. Your prezi regarding the evolution of telecommunication is very much alike mine where we both have described the levels of devices provided to men centuries ago. Nice work!

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