Not everyone has a mobile handset

Simon Usborne at the Independent has conducted a few interviews with a few notable British luminaries who either refuse to get a mobile, or who don’t see the point in bothering. It’s useful to remember that although I’m now seeing normobs (“normal mobile users”) on the streets of London with two mobiles in their hands, not everyone is, as one interviewee puts it, ‘mobiled up’. An interesting read…

We chat, we text, we roam and we run up huge bills. Most of us couldn’t imagine life without them. But there remain a smattering of rebels who refuse to adopt mobile phones. Why do they resist? And how on earth do they manage?

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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