Motorola celebrates its success in 5G, 48 years after making the world’s first portable cellular call

Motorola celebrates its success in 5G, 48 years after making the world’s first portable cellular call

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 April 2021 –At Motorola, April 3rd represented a particularly significant milestone for the company. In 2019, this was the first day the moto z3 combined with the 5G moto mod™ became the world’s first commercially available smartphone to connect to 5G network.

On the same day in 1973, Motorola publicly demonstrated the world’s first portable cellular telephone and system, using a prototype of the Motorola DynaTAC8000X. From the first phone call, to connecting consumers across the globe to the fastest 5G speeds[1], Motorola has been there every step of the way.

Over the past two years, the company has continued to advance its 5G innovation agenda by introducing a number ofmmWave and sub-6 5G capable devices around the world. Whether introducing the Motorola edge family, which delivers pure speed to the premium segment, or more recent 5G additions like the moto g100 and moto g50(which reinforces a commitment to democratizing 5G with affordable devices), Motorola recognizesits role in pushing the adoption of 5G technology forward.

Today, Motorola celebratesits success in the 5G space thus far – and affirms its commitment to bringing the power of 5G into more consumers’ hands, no matter where they are.


About Motorola

Motorola created the mobile communications industry. Motorola invented most of the protocols and technologies that make mobile communications possible, including the first mobile phone and the first base station. For the past 80 years, Motorola has thrived on invention; on finding new ways to solve problems. Today Motorola continues to look for new opportunities to change people’s lives for the better through the mobility technology solutions.

All mobile phones are designed and manufactured by Motorola Mobility LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenovo.

[1]Based on internal testing of the combination of Qualcomm modem and connectivity to 5G technology; requires 5G service plan and 5G network coverage; available only in select areas.

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