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Telephone

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Telephone

Telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are not in the same vicinity of each other to be heard directly add

Category: Civil society (24)

Launched in 1960.

Countries: United States (35%), France (20%), United Kingdom (10%)

Main connections: SRT Communications, Internet, Alexander Graham Bell

Linked to: Newsweek, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Ericsson

 

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1960

With the development of electronic switching systems in the 1960s, telephony gradually evolved towards digital telephony which improved the capacity, quality, and cost of the network add something


1963

A break-through new technology was the introduction of Touch-Tone signaling using push-button telephones by American Telephone & Telegraph Company in 1963 add something


1970

Until approximately the 1970s most telephones used a rotary dial, which was superseded by the modern Touch-Tone push-button dial, first introduced by AT&T in 1963 add something


1976

Louis Bertignac - An ex Shakin' Street member and a founding member in 1976 of the rock band $ $ $ Téléphone, he formed Bertignac et les Visiteurs after Téléphone split in 1986


1979

Crache Ton Venin - Released in 1979, it was the album that cemented Téléphone's position as one of the foremost French rock groups of the era, some reviewers citing the sound as being like a French Rolling Stones


1982

Dure Limite - "'Dure Limite"' is the fourth studio album by French rock band Téléphone, released in 1982 on Virgin Records


1984

Un autre monde - "'Un autre monde"' is a 1984 album by French rock band Téléphone

 

BellSouth - BellSouth was one of the seven original Regional Bell Operating Companies after the U.S. Department of Justice forced the American Telephone & Telegraph Company to divest itself of its regional telephone companies on January 1, 1984

 

Pacific Telesis - Prior to the January 1, 1984, breakup of the Bell System, the corporate name of its principal subsidiary Pacific Bell was The Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, which had been referred to as "PacTel


1990

SRT Communications - In the late 1990s SRT added DSL Internet and Wireless PCS to their services, and in 2007 purchased the Velva telephone exchange from North Dakota Telephone Company in Devils Lake


1994

SRT Communications - In 1994 SRT acquired Minot, North Dakota Telephone Company , the states largest independent phone company serving approximately 25,000 lines in Minot, North Dakota, Burlington and Surrey


2000

StarHub - StarHub was officially launched in April 2000 with ST Telemedia, Singapore Power, BT Group and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone as its major shareholders


2003

Mahanagar Telephone Mauritius Limited - Mahanagar Telephone Mauritius Limited was founded in 2003 by MTNL an Indian Government-owned telephone service provider


2005

A January 2005 Newsweek article suggested that Internet telephony may be "the next big thing add something


2006

As of 2006 many VoIP companies offer service to consumers and businesses add something


2009

By the end of 2009, there were a total of nearly 6 billion mobile and fixed-line telephone subscribers worldwide add something


2014

Micromax Mobile - On 2 April 2014, Microsoft announced Micromax as a hardware partner of Windows Phone operating system


2015

Cincinnati Bell - The parent company is named "'Cincinnati Bell Inc."' Its incumbent local exchange carrier subsidiary uses the name "'Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company LLC"', and "'Cincinnati Bell Wireless"' will provide mobile phone services until February 2015


2016

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company - On April 2016, the company, known as the "'Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company"', dropped the "long distance telephone" from its corporate name and has since been known as "'PLDT Inc."' Its board of directors approved of the new corporate name to reflect on the company's new range of services, mainly focusing on data services