Martin Cooper holding Motorola DynaTAC

With 95% of Americans owning a cellphone, it can feel like we’ve been calling, texting, and tweeting on the go forever. But the infrastructure supporting our cellphones has actually not been around that long. While we’re now on 4G networks, it was only 35 years ago today that Ameritech (now part of AT&T) launched 1G, or the first commercial cell phone network.

https://qz.com/1422569/the-first-commercial-cell-phone-call-was-made-35-years-ago-today/