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Information Age

Information Age

The history of communications and information technology told through six networks that have changed our world

Cable Exchange Broadcast Constellation Web Cell
Cable

Information Age

Cable

The telegraph could send information at high speed, over long distances, giving rise to the first global communication network.

Exchange

Information Age

Exchange

Telephone networks gave rise to new forms of behaviour and social etiquette, transforming working lives and relationships.

Broadcast

Information Age

Broadcast

Television and radio networks connect millions of people watching or listening to the same programme at the same time.

Constellation

Information Age

Constellation

From television broadcasting, to earth observation and real-time location information, satellites brought international experiences into homes and pockets.

Web

Information Age

Web

Computer networks provide unparalleled opportunities for creativity, sharing and collaboration between individuals.

Cell

Information Age

Cell

The transformation of mobile phones, from communication machines into versatile computing devices, enabled users to create and consume personal data, wherever they were in the world.

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