The mobile market in India is booming. India being a big market offers tremendous business opportunities. Big multinationals from across the world are rushing to India. This has made the market good in favour of the customers. It along with many other factors has brought the prices down. Mobile phones have particular value during the time of an emergency, such as an accident, robbery, murder or sudden serious illness. Today mobile, which once was a luxury, has become a necessity.
We cannot think of life without mobile phones. Today man, woman, elderly person even school-going and college-going children make use of mobiles. The latest mobile has many more facilities. It has a music system, video game, recorder, speaker, camera and even internet facility available in it. A mobile user can use it as a recorder. It is of great facility to the media persons. They no longer need to carry a camera, recorder, speaker, etc. An entrepreneur and an executive can deal his business even while they are far from their work place.
It has removed the boredom particularly during travelling. Mobile has some negative impact on society. It has facilitated the task of anti-social elements. The underworld and the criminals carry on their business sitting far away with great ease and convenience. It is very difficult to unearth the crimes committed with the help of mobiles. Mobiles have adversely affected the reading habits particularly of the children. The time they should devote to some light reading, they enjoy video game.
It has affected social interaction. Through mobiles they send greetings and good wishes to their dear ones and share their feelings. However, mobile phones are wonderful inventions of science. It is up to the users, how they make use of them. If used properly, they are indeed a boon to us.