Monday, 9 May 2011

Multitone, the inventor of the first paging system celebrates its 80th birthday today

Multitone Electronics Plc, specialists in defined group wireless communication, celebrates its 80th birthday today. As experts in this field Multitone is dominant in providing resilient messaging systems to hospitals and the Emergency Services in the UK and delivers sophisticated messaging systems to a myriad of customers around the globe.
Founded by Joseph Poliakoff on 9 May 1931 the company was originally known for its work on developing the hearing aid for the hard of hearing, the most prestigious customer being Winston Churchill. Joseph Poliakoff and his son Alexander were continual innovators and are acknowledged as the pioneers of the pager, which became known as “the bleeper”.


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