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AT&T Builds the First Cellular Telephone Service in the United States

12/16/1982
<p>The final version of the AT&amp;T Bell logo, designed by Saul Bass.</p>

The final version of the AT&T Bell logo, designed by Saul Bass.

On December 16, 1982 the Federal Communications Commission authorized American Telephone and Telegraph to build a commercial cellular telephone service in Chicago. This was the beginning of commercial cellular service in the United States.

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