This Day in History: Solar-Powered Phone Calls

Today in 1955, the first field trial of a rural telephone system making use of transistors and the Bell Solar Battery was held in Americus, Georgia. Today, 1.5 billion people, one quarter of the world’s population, live without electricity, and solar-powered mobile phones dominate their long-distance communications. See here and here and here.

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