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Tomorrow's World: Mobile Phone 13 September 1979 - BBC

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From the BBC Archive 'Tomorrow's World' collection: http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/tomorrow...
Michael Rodd makes a call with an experimental cordless mobile phone.
It's 1979 and time for the telephone to go mobile. In this report from a longer programme, Michael Rodd (pictured above) examines a British prototype for a cordless telephone that allows the user to make calls from anywhere. Also included at the end of this item is a rather nice out-take as Rodd also experiences the first mobile wrong number.

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