An article about how to buy and use Colombian cell phones written in 2014 is one of the most popular articles on this site. Regulations have also changed since that article was written, so we are providing this 2017 update.
Colombia opened up its telecommunications industry in 1991.
The power (and hence the radiofrequency exposure to a user) falls off rapidly with increasing distance from the handset.
A person using a mobile phone 30–40 cm away from their body – for example when text messaging, accessing the Internet, or using a “hands free” device – will therefore have a much lower exposure to radiofrequency fields than someone holding the handset against their head.
In 2014, there is an estimated 6.9 billion subscriptions globally.
In some parts of the world, mobile phones are the most reliable or the only phones available.
No, it isn't the cutting board, the sink, or even the toilet that should be the biggest cause of concern....6/22/2014 - Cell phone use in men is associated with lower sperm quality, according to a study led by researchers from the University of Exeter and published in the journal Environment International on June 9.
6/29/2016 - Patients needing hospitalization are already in a vulnerable state.
As soon as they make their way through the hospital doors, risk factors go up, and they are made even more vulnerable by their environment.
For mobile phone services, Colombia has three main competitors and several smaller mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) that use one of the main competitor’s networks.
Claro, the local Colombia brand of Mexico-based América Móvil, is the largest telecommunications provider in Colombia.