First Solar-Powered Phone Call

Bell Labs solar battery, 1954

Bell Labs solar battery, 1954

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 solar-powered-samsungwithout electricity, and solar-powered mobile phones dominate their long-distance communications.

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