We may soon look back on this turn-of-the-decade time as the golden days of endless apps and unrestricted smartphone use – at least when we're not wearing our parent hats (when those are on, even now we're not so care-free about all the app-downloading and photo- and video-sharing via cellphone). But cellphone spectrum traffic jams are on the increase to the point where you may've heard some of … [Read more...] about Cellphone traffic turning into gridlock?
Just in the first half of this year, people sent 740 billion text messages over the US cellphone networks, according to CTIA, the wireless industry's trade association. That's 4.1 billion a day and nearly double the number (385 billion) for the first half of 2008. Photo and other media sharing has grown even more. CTIA's semi-annual survey found that "more than 10.3 billion MMS messages were … [Read more...] about Huge growth in texting, mobile Web access