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2009-03-19 13:30:00

Legislation Aims To Promote Improved Safety By Protecting Motorists From Distracted Drivers JACKSON, Miss., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A bipartisan coalition of Mississippi state lawmakers, Cellular South and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety is supporting efforts to win passage of a bill that would restrict cell phone texting while driving by teenagers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090319/CG86339) Led by State Senate Pro Tempore Billy Hewes, R-Gulfport, the...

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2009-03-02 11:20:00

Six in ten people globally are cell phone users, with two thirds of subscriptions being found in developing nations, the UN reported on Friday. The number of subscriptions around the world has risen from an estimated 1 billion in 2002 to 4.1 billion at the end of last year, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Additionally, only 1 in 50 Africans had a mobile phone as of 2000, but now 28 percent are subscribed to service. In fact, Africa now has the highest growth...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Extending the strategic alliance that was first announced last year, Telefonica and Microsoft Corp. today announced that the companies are deploying a range of Windows Live for Mobile client application services that offer an enhanced experience for their mutual customers on their mobile devices. Telefonica, one of the leading mobile operators in Latin America with more than 100 million customers in Latin America, will enable its...

2009-02-16 03:25:00

BARCELONA, Mobile World Congress, February 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Vopium Also Expands Service and Launches Vopium Sync - an Automatic Back up Service Vopium, the company that drives down the cost of international mobile phone calls, today celebrates its rapid expansion having recently launched across Europe, the USA and Australia. Vopium's free application is now available for download on over 500 handsets enabling users to make cheap, high quality international calls. Compatible...

2009-02-16 02:00:00

Mobile World Congress, BARCELONA, February 16 /PRNewswire/ -- India's largest enterprise communications service provider, Tulip Telecom, has partnered with Emoze to bring to market a new generation of mobile business communication. As part of this partnership, Tulip will offer its business customers mobile business email, calendar and contacts information, providing employees and business operators with the most efficient combination of connectivity on the move. The Emoze service is...

2009-02-12 08:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Vopium, an international mobile communications technology company, announced that its mobile VoIP service is available in the US, offering low-cost and free international mobile phone calls. By installing Vopium for free to any of the more than 500 supported GSM mobile handsets, US callers can immediately begin taking advantage of high-quality and affordable international calling. To get started, mobile subscribers can visit...

2009-02-10 12:48:25

A survey of Canadian cell phone users found 56 percent of them would rather hold their cell phone than a special person on Valentine's Day. Last week, Angus Reid Strategies polled 1,000 mobile phone users over the age of 18 across Canada and asked about their attitudes towards the devices and special people in their lives in advance of Feb. 14. The Virgin Mobile survey found 52 percent saying their phone is with them all day, every day, and if push came to shove, almost 40 percent would...

2009-02-10 08:00:00

CallerXchange brings mobile social address books to emerging markets BOSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- OnePIN, the world's leading provider of social address book solutions, today announced that one of the most innovative mobile operators in Africa will use CallerXchange to launch a new mobile social address book solution to help subscribers automatically connect and stay connected to friends, family and business associates with one click on their mobile phones. This new value-added service...

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2009-02-10 06:35:00

Fingerprints could point the way to cracking down on a wave of violent crime and kidnappings in Mexico. The country will begin building a national register of mobile phone users that includes fingerprinting all customers. It's an effort to catch criminals who use mobile phones to extort money and negotiate kidnapping ransoms. The law requires mobile phone companies to build up a fingerprint database of their clients within the year. The government's idea is to match calls and messages to the...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

Mobile social address book service to enable subscribers to extend social networks with one click on the phone BOSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the largest mobile operators in Europe will soon enable 11 million subscribers to extend their social networks with one click on their mobile phones thanks to CallerXchange, OnePIN's contact exchange service. This person-to-person service, branded separately by the operator, will allow users to automatically connect and stay connected to...


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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

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