SUFFICIENTLY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

recognizing Arthur C. Clarke’s third law

Sensible mobile phone service within 12 years

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jitterbugAccessing the Internet will be done primarily using mobile phones by 2020, according to a survey of experts conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Its report, Future of the Internet, says almost 80 percent of its panelists agreed with that prediction. The other fifth evidently share my unsatisfactory phone experiences. But there is hope. The report also predicts: “Telephony [will be] offered under a set of universal standards and protocols accepted by most operators internationally, making for reasonably effortless movement from one part of the world to another.” (Via Network World.)

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Written by chris

December 17, 2008 at 2:39 pm

Posted in Internet, Mobile

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