LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago today.
Motorola employee Marty Cooper made the first call April 3rd, 1973.
He used a Motorola dyna-tac to call bell labs.
The device was a prototype and would later become the Motorola dyna-tac eight thousand x.
It was the first commercially available mobile phone and weighed two and a half pounds.
And, it cost a whopping four thousand dollars.
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