When Motorola launched the first 1G mobile phone in 1983, there were 148,855 subscribers to mobile networks worldwide. In the subsequent 29 years, the mobile landscape has changed considerably, with 5.9 billion subscribers worldwide and smartphones opening up whole new ways of communicating on the go.   This infographic from Mobilesplease provides a snapshot of how the industry has grown in the past three decades to where we are now both in the UK and the rest of the world.

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The Evolution of the Mobile Phone

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