Telecoms.com: Style, substance and spectral efficiency
Given the industry we all work in, milestones are a common occurrence. There’s a world first this or that on an almost weekly basis and the occasional reminder of the still green but fast growing roots. Today is the 20th anniversary of the world’s first GSM call (on a commercial network, for the pedants), which was made between Finland’s former prime minister Harri Holkeri and vice mayor of the city of Tampere, Kaarina Suonio. The network was built by Telenokia and Siemens for local operator Radiolinja.