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Mobile Telephones (Cell Phones)

The first mobile phone call in the UK was a strange publicity event. To show off their new network, Vodafone chose comedy legend Ernie Wise to make the call to their head office on New Year’s Day in 1985.

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Why he was dressed in Dickensian costume and riding a 19th-century mail coach is anyone’s guess . . .

 

 

 

 

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