Although there is a dispute over the exact date the telephone was invented, most believe that the first transmission of sound through an electrical device occurred on March 10, 1875, transmitted by Alexander Graham Bell.... More »

The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell. He was granted the patent for the telephone on March 7, 1876, but he faced years of legal battles on his claim that he was the sole inventor. 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 »

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone on March 10, 1876. Bell had been working on the invention for nearly four years before his success with the electromagnetic telephone. More »

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On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the first practical, working telephone. His first words on the telephone was to his assistant in the next room, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." In addition to... More »

Alexander Graham Bell is best known for the invention of the telephone on March 10, 1876. He made his first telephone call to his partner Thomas Watson. The invention came after Bell became interested in transmitting the... More »

The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell. He was granted the patent for the telephone on March 7, 1876, but he faced years of legal battles on his claim that he was the sole inventor. More »