The mobile revolution

  • Andrew Wheen
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


In 1984, Motorola launched the world’s first commercially available handheld cellular phone, the DynaTAC 8000X. Popularly known as “The Brick”, it measured 300 × 44 × 89 mm (13“ × 1.75“ × 3.5“) and weighed a hefty 785 g (2 lb).


Mobile Phone Cellular Network Mobile Network Radio Spectrum Geostationary Satellite 
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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Wheen
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  1. 1.HertsUK

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