Bell System FO3Date unknown
Fiber Optic Cummuntications is developed in 1980. Fiber Optic generation has improved systems followed quickly one after the other.
IBM PC is IntroducedDate unknow
Internet would use the telephone lines in the future to transmet infomation through a personal computer. This is the year IBM introduced the PC.
AT&T Breaks Up Bell SystemDate unknown
AT&T agrees to break up its Bell System telephone compains. "Ma Bell" becomes a bunch of "Baby Bells".
Caller IDDate unkown
A patent for Caller ID was filled Carolyn Doughty of Bell Labs. Caller ID displays incoming tlephone numbers to show up on the screen.
Voice Mail PatentDate unknown
In 1982 voice mail was awarded a patent. Voice message exchange manged electronic message in a digital format.
FAX Machines Become PopularDate unknown
The FAX machines become popular. A printed sheet of paper can be sent across telephone lines and recieved whole on the other end.
FCC Grants Frequency RangeDate unkknown
The FCC granted the frequnecy range of 47-49 MHz for cordless phones. This allowed cordless phones to have less inerference.
Pocket PhoneDate unknown
Pocket cellular telephone is introduced by Motrola. This Micro Tac was the smallest cell phone on the market