Using Mobiles Phones for Socio-Economic Development

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Mobile phone users world over are increasing at a fast pace. According to the ITU statistics there are over 6 billion mobile phone connections and over 3 billion users world wide. With newer technologies like 4G the mobile phone penetration is only going to increase in the coming years. It would not be incorrect to say that not technology has affected us like the way mobile phones have. Today the smartphone is  used for multiple purposes; it’s your Ebook, wallet, reminder, fitness companion, email system, web access gadget, news medium, blogging tool, music repository, weather forecasting tool, entertainment system and banking tool; to name a few. While these all benefits may not be available to everyone everywhere, still the mobile phone with basic text and voice features are today available to a larger part of the world populace.

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A primer on Radio Signals and Health

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World over the mobile phone use is increasing with each passing day. According to the ITU there are over 6 billion mobile phone connections all over the world and the number of users is more than 3 billion. There is little doubt that in coming years these numbers are going to increase.  As newer technologies like 4G are introduced and as the world prepares itself for 5G even more mobile sites and devices will be introduced since the IoT (Internet of Things) will require more connections with each device talking to another. More devices, more coverage, more services and this will ultimately mean more radio signals in the air. A much misunderstood issue related to the growth of mobile phones is that of radio signals and their effects on human health.

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