History of Wireless Communication

From the Birth of Telecommunications to the Modern Era of Cellular Communications and Wireless Local Area Networks

John M. Shea, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida.

The Birth of Telecommunications: The Telegraph [wikipedia]
From Telegraph to ``The Birth of Radio'', 1867-1896

``The Birth of Radio''
Transoceanic Communication

Voice over Radio and the First Television Transmissions

Commercial Television and the Birth of Mobile Telephony

Cellular Mobile Telephony and Steps Toward Wireless Internet

The Wireless Data Era


John Shea