Gadget Fact of the Day : The first mobile phone call in India

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The first mobile phone call in India was made on 31st July, 1995 by then West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu to then Union Telecom Minister Sukh Ram. The first six years of mobile services only saw a total of 5 million subscribers (There are currently over 860 million mobile subscribers in India as of March 2013). The first tariff for outgoing local calls was Rs. 16/minute.

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