Early visualisations of cellular networks

I happened to catch the American-centric documentary history of the mobile phone called The Cellphone Revolution yesterday.

27 May, 20.31

The most compelling content was the early visualisations of cellular networks, made by Motorola and AT&T at the time that they were trying to convince the FCC that mobile telephony was important.

27 May, 20.31

It also features rather nice footage and photos of early mobile phone prototypes from Motorola, that displayed many contemporary form factors such as sliders and flip-phones. Worth checking out that full article for a bit of emerging tech/design history.

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