Archive for January, 2007

Telephone – Caller ID Any Good?

History 1877 � The very first permanent outdoor telephone wire was completed. It stretched a distance of just three miles. In this article we’re going to discuss the pros and cons of a fairly new invention in relation to how long the telephone itself has been around, caller ID. The first thing, for those who […]

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

Cell Phone Magic – A Leap From The Radio Telephone

History 1946 � Worlds first commercial mobile phone service put into operation. It could link moving vehicles to a telephone network via radio waves. My introduction to the grand daddy of cell phones was while I was working as a Forest Fire Lookout man, in the early 1980s. One of my colleagues worked on a […]

Monday, January 15th, 2007

Buying a Business Telephone System

History 1911 � American Telephone and Telegraph (AT & T) acquire the Western Union Telegraph Company in a hostile takeover. They purchased stocks in the company covertly and the two eventually merged. When buying a new telephone system, it’s absolutely vital to go with a major name brand. Would you spend $3,000 on a new […]

Sunday, January 14th, 2007