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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Johanna Paola D. Poblete with Cherry C. Bobadilla
The world has become so small that it can fit in one's pocket - or rather, in one's pocket-sized phone or personal digital assistant (PDA). A push of a button relays the death of a tyrant in full-color detail. A flick of the wrist by a ready bystander dissuades would-be kidnappers from their intent.
No one is exempt from digital connectivity, and the mode is to go mobile. In 2005, the National Statistics Office (NSO) recorded 3.37 million fixed-line subscribers, down from the previous year's 3.44 million. In comparison, there were 34.78 million mobile subscribers in 2005, up from 32.94 million in 2004. Recently, …