30th Anniversary of the First Commercial Cell Phone Call

Looking back at wireless industry milestones.

By on October 11, 2013

On Sunday, the wireless industry celebrates a milestone anniversary – the 30th anniversary of the first commercial cell phone call. Made from Soldier Field, it was placed by the president of Ameritech (now Verizon Wireless) to the grandson of Alexander Graham Bell.

Verizon continues to lead the industry in innovation. Take a look at some memorable industry moments, with a spotlight on some of Verizon’s firsts.