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Internet-Texting-Calling..WhatsUp (App) – about radiations?

According to the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of India (IAMAI) and KPMG consultancy recent report “India On The Go-Mobile Internet Vision Report 2017”, India is projected to have 236 million mobile internet users by end of 2016. The report further projects that mobile internet user in India will reach 314 million by 2017.In line with the launch of “Digital India” lby our visionary Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi and the huge response by the business communities will definitely surpass the numbers both on smart phone sale and internet users in India.

With E-Commerce, E-Education, E-Banking, E-Governance , E-Booking the corporate in this sectors as well the various app developers from the start up are huge betting on the more reliable and better connectivity with upgrading to 4G network from Reliance Jio, Airtel and of course our own BSNL striving towards it. And yes with all this the must have app on all youth and smart phone holders is the What’s App – an instant messaging service provider and now with a bang for the free calling service , which in turn to be next big thing in the smart phone market, with all this we shall be added to E-Calling ahead.

What’s App currently holding top most position in the instant messaging application sector now it just primed on the free and paid domestic and international calling services applications market rivalry’s like Viber (PC to PC and app to app free Internet phone calls), Tango (app to app), Magic Jack and Freedompop (app to app and app to phone service), Skype and many more. As per the statistic below from Statista.com representing the amount of monthly active WhatsApp users worldwide as of April 2015. As of that month, what’s app gained more than 800 million monthly active users, which is up from over 400 million in December 2013. With free internet calling service as well newly launched web connectivity and with launch of Digital India having dream to pass internet connectivity to every nook and corner across the country by the Government of India the expectation for the year end active users has definitely increased three-fold from the current growth of users.

Source: www.statista.com

Source: www.statista.com

Unseen God- the electromagnetic radiation surrounds us everywhere from various sources like power lines, home wiring, computers, TV, etc and our almighty god the smart phone with lucrative added advantage of calling via internet we hold to our ear hours together with exposure to EMR (Electro Magnetic Radiation) is growing and not just a environmental issue but a serious health threat.

Most of us are still unperturbed by the possible consequences of exposure to mobile phones/wireless networks. But there’s a huge public health crisis looming from one particular threat: EMR from cellular phones—both the radiation from the handsets and from the tower-based antennas carrying the signals.

Since few years there have been a number of studies about mobile phone radiation effects on the human body. Many of these studies have been controversial, but one thing is certain; mobile phone radiation effects on the human body are becoming a very serious topic for concern in the modern medical field. There have been numerous studies from medical universities and other prestigious institutions across the globe on the radiation from cell phones.

In India recently our Inter-ministerial Committee (IMC) comprising of officers from DoT, Indian Council of Medical Research (Ministry of Health), Department of Biotechnology and Ministry of Environment and Forest after examining the effects of Electro Magnetic Field radiation from base stations and mobile phones, the IMC provided its recommendations on various issues related to EMF radiation by mobile tower and handsets. The report states that: “Member Scientist, ICMR has indicated that the hot tropical climate of the country, low body mass index (BMI), low fat content of an average Indian as compared to European countries and high environmental concentration of radio frequency radiation may place Indians under risk of radio frequency radiation adverse effect.”

The writer is Vinay Kumar, Environmental Researcher who writes on environmental,educational related article connected with latest technology and gadgets.

 

 

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