Updated: August 5th, 2020

The evolution of the telecommunications industry began with a simple wire that expanded to become today’s fully interconnected and increasingly wireless world.

Throughout human history, we have strived to improve how we communicate with each other. From foot messengers and horses to email, text, and video chat, we have increased the speed at which information is shared between individuals or the masses. The invention of the electrical telegraph in the early 1800s forever changed how humanity communicated. The channel was essentially a simple wire that connected the telegraph operator stations. It was an evolutionary leap forward from using horses to carry messages, but it still relied on som