9 Feb 2015

New Zealand Retro: cell phones

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:20 pm on 9 February 2015

MicroTAC x phone from
A Motorola MicroTAC 9800x phone from 1989. Image: Redrum0486 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

The history of the cell phone in New Zealand with digital economy consultant Ernie Newman; Professor of History at the University of Otago Barbara Brookes; and Christchurch businesswoman Erin Jackson who has tried going without her phone for 24 hours.