Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who transmitted the first wireless radio signal across the Atlantic in 1901. He helped to create the business of wireless communication that paved the way for today’s radio, cell phones, and satellite transmissions.

Guglielmo Marconi

Learn more about Marconi in a brief documentary (narrated by Walter Cronkite) on Vialogues.