One of the most popular things in use in the United States currently are the prepaid debit cards which started way back in the 1990’s and over the years it has only gained popularity. In fact “prepaid card transactions grew at a compounded annual rate of 21.5%” over the years states FoxBusiness. These prepaid debit
Are mobile phones winning the race of being our whole ‘n’ sole and multi-purpose communication device? Are we ready to axe our landline phones yet? Many of us are questioning the need for a home phone line. It looks like an expense we can easily do without. Reception complaints occur occasionally for every mobile phone
Smartphones are one of the most used devices currently with the growth of technology and it’s almost impossible to think of life without them. With smartphone users currently accounting for around a quarter of the four billion mobile users around the world, it is already a priority to optimize content and experiences for mobile consumption.
Mobile phone has become the preferred communication hub for the majority of American teens. They’re always texting. They’re instant-messaging. They’re texting while instant-messaging. Though calling is still a central function of the cell phone for teens and for many teens, cell-phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends.
Our phones are getting faster each year, screens are getting bigger, apps are getting better, calls and texts are getting cheaper. Internet connections are also speeding up, both though cellular networks and available Wi-Fi networks. That’s good news for the 91% of American adults having cell phones. A little more than half of those are
Many international studies have shown how Broadband and the Internet improve economic growth and productivity. Though, low-income households are the least likely segment to subscribe to internet. Internet connection has become essential to achieve success in personal and professional life as job, education shopping deals all of them are available online. To help address this
The ways we share and exchange information is changing fast, driving tremendous benefits for consumers and businesses throughout the country. US is buzzing with smartphones. In fact, more than 55% of U.S. wireless consumers have smartphones, whereas the figure was 16% in 2009. We had iPad launched less than five years ago; and today, more
We all know that it’s long past time to update the federal Lifeline program, which provides telephone subsidies to low income people. We all are looking forward to have FCC support broadband service. But we also need to ask the feasibility of having a program like this. Is it enough to have the program for
Taking off from where we left the first part of the blog, we are back with another post, detailing about other options for the hard of hearing segment of society. We detailed out how some mobile phones when used near some hearing devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants), users may sense a buzzing, whining, or
Section 254 of the Communications Act created a national policy that all Americans should have full and equal access to telecommunications services. The term “all” includes, of course, Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Universal Service Fund makes it possible for people residing in remote and rural locations, as well as in