The following chronology is provided by Webb
& Associates for information purposes only.
This telecommunications history timeline is derived from
several sources including "Events in Telephone History"
published by the AT&T Public Relations Department, and
"A Capsule History of the Bell System" - A Bell System
Publication. Additional sources used in the creation of this
timeline as well as a complete list of related books which
may be of interest to you are included within our bibliography.
& Associates has attempted to be as accurate as
possible in presenting this information but our timeline is
only as good as the sources used. This timeline is presented
for information only and should not be used as a historical
reference. Webb & Associates is not responsible for
action taking as a result of the information contained in
this chronology. For additional information, please check
the telecommunications history sources within our
bibliography and at the websites listed in the "Links
to Telecom History Websites" page.
Please note: This
telecom history timeline is a "labor of love" and is
provided only as a convenience. Webb & Associates is not
a history research service or a library service. We will
respond to questions we receive regarding telecommunications
history whenever possible. We suggest, however, that you try
some of the links available below to obtain the information
you desire. Additional sources of telecom history can be
obtain from the public relations departments of the major
providers such as AT&T, the Bell Operating Companies and