February marked the twentieth anniversary of the mobile phone network in Australia. In 1987 Telecom Australia (now Telstra) switched on its analogue phone network in Sydney. From the huge voice only "bricks" of that era we now have 3G phones on which we can surf the web, video call and even watch television. Another step closer to a connected world.
- History of mobile phones in Australia
- Making History: Developing the Portable Cellular System (Motorola – check out the video of the brick in action!)