Mobile Technology: The Impact Of Mobile Communication

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The impact of mobile technologies has been immense. Mobile communication is now viewed as a necessity and is one of the fastest growing and most demanding technologies around the globe. Mobile systems have evolved over time to support number of facilities apart from voice services. Since about 40% of mobile subscribers already carry cellular phones, these devices are uniquely positioned to integrate the incoming generation of mobile data applications. The potential for technologies that deliver news and other business related information directly to wireless handsets could also develop entirely new revenue streams for service providers. When discussing different developments we speak of system generations. Starting from 1st generation to…show more content…
It supported voice communications, but not telecommunications (data, image, and video). As the use of communications networks changed, the telephone industry incorporated more than just voice communications; they began carrying data, and video. Further, they moved away from the traditional wired approach to delivering services to some new wireless delivery systems. Mobile communication is now viewed as a necessity and is one of the fastest growing and most demanding technologies around Globe. Since early 1970s the Mobile wireless industry has started its technology creation, revolution & evolution. In the past few decades, mobile wireless technologies have been classified according to their generation, largely specifying the type of services and the speed of data transfer for each class of…show more content…
Cellular concepts were introduced in telecommunication for the first time in the world in which the whole big geographical area is divided into small cells. The use of cellular concept led to the evolution of wireless technology and became it first generation of cellular mobile telephone. In 1979, the first cellular system in the world became operational by Nippon Telephone and Telegraph (NTT) in Tokyo, Japan, followed by a cellular epoch in Europe. Nordic Mobile Telephones (NMT) and Total Access Communication Systems (TACS) were the two most popular analogue systems. Other than NMT and TACS, some other analog systems were also introduced in 1980s across the
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