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40 years of mobile phones

It is 40 years since the first experimental mobile phone call was made on April 3 1973 by Motorola employee Martin Cooper.

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Viewers' memories of their first mobile phone call

It was 1997 and a friend of a friend at Uni let me ring home with my degree result as the queue for the single payphone in Halls of Residence was long! Later that year I got my own mobile once earning money

– Alison Looker

My first mobile call was to a mates landline while sitting there, then hanging up when his mum answered.

– Peter Sortwell

First phone was a blur so I would say it was a Brick 3455.

– James Reardon

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