Nokia 1011 mobile phone, manufactured by Nokia, Germany, 1992-1994. An example of the first mass produced phone to be available for use on the GSM digital mobile networks.
Nokia 1011 mobile phone, manufactured by Nokia, Germany, 1992-1994.
GSM stands for Global System for Mobile Communications (originally named after the committee that worked on it, Groups Spécial Mobile). GSM was a European standard for early digital mobile networks, meaning that mobile phone users could use their phones across the whole of Europe without having to buy a new handset in every country. A key feature of GSM was the Subscriber Identity Module, commonly known as a SIM card. The Nokia 1011 was the first mass produced GSM mobile phone, and worked in 14 countries when it was released.
- Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cell
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