First mobile phone was created in
It was a guy called Martin Cooper.
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,Martin Cooper is definitely an u201cengineeru201d.
First mobile phone in India
20 years ago, the first mobile phone call was made in India,It changed the way we communicate forever and ushered in a communication revolution in India.
,The then Union Telecom Minister Sukh Ram and the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Jyoti Basu spoke to each other using hand-held mobile phones on July 31, 1995.
It was a first for India.
,The call made in July 1995, between Writers Building in Calcutta (now Kolkata) and Sanchar Bhavan in New Delhi was carried over Modi Telstras MobileNet service.
That cellular call inaugurated MobileNet service in Calcutta.
Modi Telstra was a joint venture between Indias Modi Group and Australian telecom giant Telstra.
The company was one of the eight companies licensed to provide cellular services in India.
Two licenses were awarded each for the four metropolitan cities.