TITLE

Who's calling?

AUTHOR(S)
Schley, Stewart
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
CED;Jun2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of a Caller identification (ID) services. It explores the history how Caller ID system was established. It states that the first patent relating to a telephone Caller ID system was issued in 1968, the year Martin Luther King Jr. was shot. It notes that the first company to introduce Caller ID commercially was BellSouth Corp., rolling its services in Memphis and across the entire nine-state territory in the U.S. by 1992.
ACCESSION #
40729410

 

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