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1907: First Commercial Transatlantic Wireless Service

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

17 October 1907: Guglielmo Marconi officially opens the first commercial transatlantic wireless telegraph service, which runs between Nova Scotia and Ireland. (Image courtesy of


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