Essay The Pros and Cons of Cellphones

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There every where and their various tones can be heard ringing out from the blenchers of a little league game to the pin drop silence of a board meeting. What are these seemingly mobile music boxes you ask? Cellular telephones! Once only for the social elite the cell telephone have now become a common commodity. This little essentiality mobile personal communication device has transformed American the face of society. No long confined to the length of a cord, telephones are now able to go just about everywhere. With ever improving technological advancements in micro chip hardware the big bulky bag telephones of old are being traded in for sleek compact telephones what can fit in the palm of a child’s hand. Now there is no such time as …show more content…
Roaming works because carriers like Cellular One network with other carriers throughout the country to provide broad coverage areas.

When the market was first developed it constitutes only included the social elite, however it has evolved into a multi-billion dollar a year industry. Once, only catering to the well off wireless telephones have become so affordable that consumers are picking them up instead of landline telephones at a greater rate than expected, but they still have serious concerns about quality and coverage, according to a report published by the Better Business Bureau in February 2000. Problems with service; though some may be perceived rather than real, could hamper future efforts for mobile business, concluded Eune Signi, an analyst the Bureau who helped coordinate the annual survey of 2,910 mobile-telephone users. "If a user is not confident enough to make a call why would they be confident enough to make a transaction?" asked Signi. "It's a barrier, but it's not something that can't be overcome." The survey points out glitches in wireless usage, but it is still bullish on the future. Wireless penetration in the U.S. is 37 percent today and The Bureau expects that to grow to 62 percent by 2005. By those estimates, wireless subscribers would grow from over 100 million today to 177 million by 2005. Seventy-two percent of wireless calls are made for personal reasons and

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