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In advanced modern technologies age, electronic products based on Apple, Android allows giving up a lot (phone, camera, notebook, computer, free time), but on National Telephone Day remember stationary device used for communication. Past will return on April 25.

The History

Telephone was invented in 1876 by Alexander Bell. He had competitors, but he was first to apply for patent, it was approved. A year later, first device appeared in private house, single telephone line connecting two cities. Soon technical novelty became accessible to ordinary citizens, began to be perceived as commonplace. Only older generation can remember device look like with handset, disk with numbers had to be twisted to dial number.

How to celebrate

Smartphone advent sent telephones to museum shelves. It become rarities, irrelevant past attributes.

  1. On holiday surprise friends: call from old phone connects via wire to network. Be a shock!
  2. Talk to parents, grandparents, asks to tell phones they used. It will be entertaining, informative.
  3. Upgrade Smartphone, get new model. Symbolic sign of need to use, study technical innovations made life more convenient.

Mobile phones are obviously perfect, allowed owner to stay in touch, ask for emergency help in any place/position, find out location, search for objects on maps and get information. Landline wired phones did not have powerful technical potential. Thank progress for comfortable life in modern realities!

When National Telephone Day celebrated in 2022?

National Telephone Day is observed on April 25 each year.