Carrier Pigeon: Persians credited for the ingenious use of carrier pigeons.
Electrical Telegraph: Samuel B. Morse pioneers the electrical telegraph.
Telephones: Alexander Graham Bell revolutionises communication with the invention of the telephone.
Wireless Radio Wave communication: Tesla and Marconi lay the foundation for wireless radio wave communication.
Television: The first practical television system was demonstrated by Philo Farnsworth.
Public Television Broadcasting: The BBC began regular television transmissions.
Mobile Radio Telephone Service: The first commercial mobile radio telephone service was introduced in the United States.
ARPANET: The precursor to the internet, ARPANET, sent its first message, marking the beginning of the digital communication era.
First Mobile Phone Call: Martin Cooper places the world’s first mobile phone call.
The Birth of the Internet: The internet is officially born.
World Wide Web: Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, revolutionising the way information is shared and accessed.
Callback Service: IDT develops the Callback service, considerably lowering call charges and revolutionising international call costs.
First Text Message: Neil Papworth sends the inaugural text message on the Vodafone Network.
Google Founded: The search engine giant Google was founded, significantly impacting information retrieval and online communication.
Net2Phone Introduce VOIP: Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) hits the mainstream.
Start of Business SMS: The first commercial mobile SMS service is launched.
Facebook Launch: Facebook is launched, marking the beginning of social media communication.
YouTube Launch: YouTube revolutionised video sharing and became a major platform for communication through video content.
Smartphones: Apple introduced the iPhone, combining phone, media player, and internet communication in a single device.
Instagram Launch: The photo-sharing platform Instagram was launched, adding a new dimension to social media communication.
WhatsApp Acquisition: Facebook acquires WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, highlighting the growing importance of mobile messaging.
Mobile Connections Surpass Global Population: The number of mobile connections surpasses the global population.
5G Technology: The first commercial deployments of 5G technology began, promising faster and more reliable wireless communication.
RCS Support: Apple announces support for RCS, further enhancing the capabilities of messaging on their devices.