2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the iconic iDEN Product Line. Tuesday, February 1, 1994, I presented a slate of exciting slate of new product designs and strategies to the senior execs at Motorola. iDEN which would go on to become the first 6th best-selling mobile phone of all time, and the world’s first true smartphone. SMS Texting, Voice, Dispatch, IP Address, Group Management, connected directly to the internet in one sleek and comely design.
"It was the first social network. It was the professional social network," said Senior Industry analyst Eddie Hold at NPD.