The mobile phone enables personal, convenient synchronous and asynchronous communicationin essence allowing its users' communication to transcend time and space, at a time and in a context of his or her choosing. It is therefore unsurprising that with these almost superhuman characteristics, many people consider their mobile phone to be one of the essential objects to carry when leaving home. These benefits (and associated costs) apply equally to an urban city dweller in London and a rural farmer in Bangladesh. As traditional markets for mobile phones such as Sweden, UK, and Singapore reach the saturation point, network operators and…
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