With the growing popularity of cell phones the vast improvements that happen daily gets less involved in face to face or even voice to voice interactions because of texting, social media, etc. Social networking has opened so many new ways for us to connect and being able to access applications from cells makes it easy to keep in touch with loved ones. Introduction of the cell phone The idea of the cell phone was first introduced in the 1800s. In 1843 a man by the name of Michael Faraday studied to see if space could conduct electricity. This man led to the cell phone development.
Since colleges are able to sign deals with big-name cell phone companies, campus cell phone plans are often reasonably priced. Many times these plans require a small deposit for basic cell phone service, and then the student can decide if they would like to pay for a monthly long-distance plan in addition to the basic plan. Campuses have embraced cell phones for more than one reason. Cell phones give students a way of staying connected with loved ones, as well as connecting with new friends. Many schools are hoping this will help students adapt more easily to college life, and in turn will help lower drop-out rates.
Statistics showing size and growth of the current industry ii. Success and struggles of current industry iii. Thesis statement- The cell phone industry’s future will consist of a few major companies and a few smaller companies all trying to find their place in the market to compete with each other both foreign and domestic by making many technological advances to help make cell phone usage safer and cheaper. II. Current Industry a.
Many people in Nigeria leave their home villages and move to cities and towns within the country, to seek jobs or education. It is immensely important to these people that they maintain their social relationships with friends and family that live long distances away. Cell phones fulfill this crucial social need to stay connected. Mobile phones are also viewed as necessary to establishing social status by way of ownership. A cell phone and the cellular service it uses is somewhat expensive for the average Nigerian, but the wealth and prestige it symbolically confers on the individual who owns one, is worth it for the social recognition one receives.
However, the distraction cell phones bring to college students affects their education and ability to concentrate on the material at hand. So why have college students become so addicted to cell phones in the span of a decade? The idea that a person can communicate with virtually anyone in a few seconds is mind-boggling to conceive. Yet, this is not science fiction anymore, and society
Enrique Martinez ENC1101 11-19-13 Prompt: Should society create rules/ethics/standards for public cell phone use? Society has developed a lot since the beginning of time. Now days it is fairly easy to make new friends especially through one of the greatest sources of communication (cell phone); people use this particular device daily in their routines. But sometimes, using a cell phone in public can be rude and disrespectful. We, as human beings, need to be able to interact with each other with certain ethics/standards.
On the contrary, the brand’s image is vital as it affects the demand of Samsung Galaxy positively. Customers of Samsung incline to be loyal to the brand by buying a Samsung smartphone. Consequently, friends and families are recommended to purchase Samsung’s products causing the demand to increase. Also, Samsung Galaxy is consider as a luxury product. Hence, its demand is sensitive to the change in income buyers.
This target segment consists of consumers who are in the “flux of their lives”. They are either about to enter college or the job market and this may be their first cell phone. The target market does appear to be attractive as it is currently underserved by the other big carriers. The target market itself is an attractive segment, based on the “cool” and popularity need to have a cell phone. This segment would be the high users of text messaging, games, internet, and ring-tones.
Cell Phones – Helpful or Deadly? Fifteen years ago cell phones were first emerging on a global market. Since that time cell phone usage has exploded to over a billion users. While there are many great advantages to cell phone technology, no one could have predicted that there could also be several major disadvantages. Although cell phones connect people and can help in times of emergencies, they also have huge disadvantages.
If you forgot to tell someone something important, send them a text. Use your phone to go online and check or send an e-mail, browse the web or play games. Telephone companies make more off of cell phones. You can choose different plans for the cell phone you have. The phone companies make money because of the repeat business they get each month from their customers.