When you're trouble and need help fast, you take out your cell phone and dial 911. It seems we'll all be paying increased rates for this service that could total into the millions if Gov. John Bel Edwards signs two bills currently sitting on his desk.
I know a lot of people get quickly irked when other folks are talking loudly on their cell phone in public. Myself, it doesn't bother me one bit, mostly because I live vicariously through other people and it usually supplies me with good fodder for the radio.
Believe it or not, there are rules that apply to text messaging. Some think not answering a text message can be compared to being ignored or hung up on. What should we do when we honestly want to ignore someone's text? What is the "acceptable amount of time" to reply to a text message?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says wireless resources are not infinite.
In fact, the smartphones to which we’re all so addicted are gobbling so much bandwidth that as early as next year, we could be paying more for our service — not to mention seeing slower data speeds and an increase in dropped calls.