30 anniversary of the Dynatac 8000X – September 21, 2013

30 anniversary of the Dynatac 8000X – September 21, 2013

German public radio stations aired an interview with Marty about the 30th anniversary of the DynaTAC 8000X. Ten years after Marty conceived of the idea, the revolutionary handheld mobile phone received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on September 21, 1983. The phone became available to consumers in 1984.  Listen to the interview on Zeitzeichen.

 

 

30th anniversary of the Dynatac 8000X – September 21, 2013

30th anniversary of the Dynatac 8000X – September 21, 2013

WDR and other radio stations in Germany played an interview with Marty in celebration of the Dynatac 8000Xs 30th birthday.  In the podcast, Marty recalls the developmental process of the first cellular handheld phone and thinks, outloud, about where mobile telecommunications are headed today.  Listen in on the interview (in German) aired on WDR’s  ZeitZeichen program.