TITLE

Wireless everywhere

AUTHOR(S)
Donovan, John
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Portable Design;Dec2005, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's opinion regarding the omnipresent feature of wireless communication systems. While sharing his own experience he stated that he bought his first cell phone ten years. He admits that he was a late starter. Although every Hong Kong businessman and his fellow journalist had one but the cell phone was still not common in China. The facts state that today there are over 400 million cell-phone users in China and this number is still growing every day. India, with over a billion people and a large and growing middle class is another high-growth market for cellular. In India and China poor land line phone service has encourage to adopt cell phone services. According to the author, in the west the cell-phone market is pretty mature with most sales being replacements or upgrades but the potential market in developing countries is huge. The United Nations has encouraged both governments and telecom companies to foster the wireless infrastructure in less developed countries. This move of the United Nations is not directed to increase the cell phone market but to ensure that people in remote and rural areas may come in touch with rest of the world by using latest means of communication.
ACCESSION #
19162860

 

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