In our generation, mobile phones are the most important part of human life and a very less number of people know the first Mobile Phone India. Which is the first Mobile phone in India and who made the first call on a mobile phone. That’s interesting to know for everyone the evolution of smartphone that has a huge impact on our lives nowadays. About 24 years ago, the first mobile phone call was made in India. It changed the way we communicate forever and ushered in a communication revolution in India. The then Union Telecom Minister Sukh Ram and the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Jyoti Basu spoke to each other using hand-held mobile phones on July 31, 1995. It changes d the life of our country citizen and now India is the world second number country for using smartphones.
It was the first call for India made in July 1995, between Writer’s Building in Calcutta (now Kolkata) and Sanchar Bhavan in New Delhi was carried over Modi Telstra’s ( later known as a spice) MobileNet service. That cellular call inaugurated MobileNet service in Calcutta. Modi Telstra was a joint venture between India’s Modi Group and Australian telecom giant Telstra. The company was one of the eight companies licensed to provide cellular services in India. It totally changed the life of our country people. Two licenses were awarded each for the four metropolitan cities. India is providing the world largest numbers of smartphone users and we are behind China. Statistics show that India can beat China in the near future for having the most number of smartphone users worldwide. You can see or we can say you can imagine the impact of mobile phones in our life.
First Mobile phone in India
Telecommunications in India has come a long way since 1995. At the end of May 2015, the total number of telephone connections in the country crossed the one billion mark. Of the billion phone connections, an overwhelming 975.78 million connections were wireless or mobile. As we are in 2019 the numbers of smartphone users is increasing fastly to leave China behind us. As the first phone call was made from Nokia phone in India on 31 July, 1985by telecommunication minister of India. Smartphones are getting day by day needs of everyone from little kids to adult, no one can rely on without a phone in this era. Small children love to play games on it and adult have many uses of the phone as everything in this era is done on a smartphone.
After that evolution of smartphone in India is changed amazingly. India’s telecommunication network is the second-largest in the world by a number of telephone users (both fixed and mobile phone) with 1.179 billion subscribers as on 31 July 2018 and it is increasing day by day. Major sectors of the Indian telecommunication industry are a telephone, internet, and television broadcast industry in the country which is in an ongoing process of transforming into the next-generation network, that will result in Mass development of India economy also. Our country first mobile phone in India was of Nokia and after that, it becomes the world biggest brand as well as India’s favorite brand. Nokia was the best brand for more than a decade in India.
The first phone call on a cellphone in India was made by a Nokia mobile phone on July 31st, 1995 when Chief Minister of West Bengal Jyoti Basu called Union Telecom Minister Sukhram in New Delhi. After that, the way of tele-communication changed in India totally. In India, Nokia was the first mobile phone of 90% of people in India. It was the best brand as well as mobile phone of India and it has given us Soo much memory to remember. We all have special memories with our first Nokia phone and you can tell us in our comment section. In 1998, it introduced the first-ever ‘SAARE JAHAN SE ACCHA’ ringtone on Nokia 5110 and it started to become popular all over India. It was the first Indian ringtone ‘SAARE JAHAN SE ACCHA’. Everyone loved that ringtone and Nokia become the favorite phone of all time.
After that Nokia gave us Soo many launches of there phone with advanced features from time to time. In March 2007, Nokia launched its first Android phone in India, that has launched its 5-inch Nokia XL smartphone in India at Rs 11,489 or $168. Moreover, this smartphone has also become the best selling smartphone at that time. Thanks to Nokia that made our phone experience better and better day by day.
Nokia Ringo – The first phone in India
The Nokia Ringo was first launched in 1995 and it is the first phone that comes to India. Our Telecom minister made the first call from this phone in 1995 that changed the way we use a mobile phone today. Let’s see some of its features.
|Compatible networks||TACS, ETACS, NMT-900|
|Dimensions||152 x 55 x 33mm, vol 160cc|
|Mass||235.00g (8.29 oz)|
|Memory||60-contact phone book|
|Battery||900 mAh, NiMH|
Future of smartphone in India
Now the 5G connections mobile phones is started arriving for more fast access to the network in India. Smartphone companies are now making 5g smartphone to give faster network experience. The way you surf the internet is going to be changed totally for smartphone users.
|Nokia||Nokia 10 , 10 Max ,Nokia Pureview 5 rear cameras|
|Samsung||Samsung foldable smartphone (2019), Galaxy Note 10 5g|
|Huawei||Huawei Mate foldable smartphone,|
|Xiaomi||Mi Max 4, Xiaomi Shark 2|
|LG||LG V50 thinq|
|Oppo||Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition|
|Vivo||Vivo Nex II Dual display|
|OnePlus||One plus 7 and 7 Pro|
|ZTE Axon||ZTE Axon V, Axon 10 Pro|