Arguably, telecommunications originated with the invention of the electrical telegraph. Though there were many discoveries that led to this, the electrical telegraph was the first instance of long-distance electric commu... More »

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Global Services for Mobile communications, or GSM, is a telecommunications company that is used throughout Nigeria. GSM was introduced to the Nigerian market in 2001, when it replaced the company NITEL. NITEL previously ... More »

The history of Android apps began in 2003 with a group of four developers who formed Android, Inc. to create a mobile platform for cameras. Google purchased the company in 2005 to develop an open platform. In 2007, Googl... More »

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The invention of the telegraph is credited to the English inventors William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone as well as the American inventors Samuel Morse, Alfred Vail and Leonard Gale. The telegraph allowed for long-distan... More »

The telegram was invented by Samuel Morse and is used to refer to the message received using a telegraph. The code used on a telegraph machine to send a telegram is called Morse code, named after the inventor. More »

The telegraph changed society by giving Americans the ability to communicate long distances. The telegraph became important because it gave Americans the chance to send and receive messages at unprecedented speed and vol... More »

Alexander Graham Bell obtained the first patent for the telephone, an apparatus for transmitting voice by telegraph, in 1876. Another inventor, Elisha Gray, filed a patent for a telephone on the same day of Bell's filing... More »