On August 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the world’s first long distance telephone call from Brantford to Paris in Ontario, Canada. With the rapid advancements in telecommunications technology today, Bell’s breakthrough invention of the telephone approximately a century and a half ago seems ancient. In today’s society, a person with a smartphone equipped with a data plan can connect and communicate with others around the world in a matter of seconds.
This is made possible by radio (cellular) towers and antennas across the country. This web map application is an interactive overview of the locations of these radio antennas, its service provider, and the receiving frequencies at which these antennas operate at.