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Quarter of Americans Send Text Messages While Driving

Mobile software developer, Vlingo has reported that Despite Driving While Texting (DWT) bans in seven states and the District of Columbia as well as reports of accidents caused by DWT, 26% of mobile phone users continue to text behind the wheel. more

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Coalition Supports Bill to Ban Teenage Texting While Driving

A bipartisan coalition of Mississippi state lawmakers, Cellular South and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety is supporting efforts to win passage of a bill that would restrict cell phone texting while driving by teenagers. more

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The Gap in Call Quality Performance among US Mobile Networks Narrows

As the wireless services industry becomes more competitive, the gap in call quality performance between the highest- and lowest-ranked carriers is smaller compared with previous years, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Wireless Call Quality Performance Study. more

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Majority of US Phone Users Report Surging Mobile Phone Usage

Azuki Systems has published a user survey of US mobile phone users which reports that over 54% of those surveyed said their mobile phone usage had increased by more than 25% over the last two years, and one in five respondents said it had increased by more than 50%. more

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Excessive mobile phone use affects sleep in teens

Teenagers who excessively use their cell phone are more prone to disrupted sleep, restlessness, stress and fatigue, according to a research abstract that will be presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). more

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Samsung India Seeking Alternative Handset Sales Opportunities

Samsung India is reported to have set up an internal team to look for alternative distribution channels for its mobile phones as the company seeks to double its market share by the end of this year. more

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Text Messaging Improves Parent-Teen Relationships

Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today the findings of a survey focused on family texting habits. The survey revealed that text messaging has broadened the lines of communication for many parents and teens, with over half of those reporting it has actually improved their relationship. more

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