We live in a world where mobile phone has become a part and parcel of our life. A mobile phone is in the hands of everyone nowadays. All classes of people can afford a mobile phone as it is very cheap.
Wireless telephone that permits telecommunication within a defined area that may include hundreds of square miles, using radio waves in the 800900 megahertz (MHz) band.
To implement a cell-phone system, a geographic area is broken into smaller areas, or cells, usually mapped as uniform hexagrams but in fact overlapping and irregularly shaped. Each cell is equipped with a low-powered radio transmitter and receiver that permit propagation of signals among cell-phone users.
We can do electronic banking. We can also get the bank balance checked from the mobile phone. Use of computers and telecommunications to enable banking transactions to be done by telephone or computer rather than through human interaction.
Its features include electronic funds transfer for retail purchases, automatic teller machines (ATMs), and automatic payroll deposits and bill payments. Some banks offer home banking, whereby a person with a personal computer can make transactions, either via a direct connection or by accessing a Web site. Electronic banking has vastly reduced the physical transfer of paper money and coinage from one place to another or even from one person to another.
People are sending messages to each other. It is easier than e-mails as you can type as brief as possible. Like you can be written as u, love as luv, to as 2, etc. It is easier now to propose a girl than before. We can only send a message. Now it is also easier to end a relationship through a message.
Now web sites can be accessed with the help of a mobile phone. Even music videos can be seen. You can listen to your favorite songs in a radio with the help of your mobile. Mobile phone has become an essential tool for everyone. During emergency, advanced mobiles can give alerts to other mobile phones. Nowadays we do not need alarm clocks as the mobiles have alarms which will wake you up.
We can chat with our relatives without taking the hassle to visit their homes. In this way, in Bengali community in India, the Bijoya Dashumi can be done through mobile now. It is cheap as the calculative people find that visiting a house means taking sweets and the traveling cost. It all boils down to a phone call of one or two rupees.
Election campaigns in India are done through mobile. Candidates name appear on mobile along with the name of their party for which they are campaigning. The election campaigns have become more sophisticated with electronic voting machines in India.
Mobile theft is also on the rise. Thieves trained in mobile snatching sell the mobiles in high prices. They change the card. Many mobile thieves are caught. But this problem is on the rise.
But mobile phone is a great tool as when you are in trouble, you can make a call to your family members for help. This wireless communication system is indispensable nowadays. Advanced mobile phones are being developed. Affluent people now change mobiles frequently.