Virgin plans to be the first British airline to enable in flight calls.Previously for fear of interference with the plane's technology, using a mobile phone was strictly banned.
The service will be limited though, with only ten passengers at a time being able to place a call due to limited bandwidth.As well as that, the cost of a call will be £1 a minute.
Once this service develops and the costs go down,will a flight become noisy with people's ringtones going off and people talking, much like a bus.
The only reason that this is being implemented id to satisfy consumers demand for connectivity when and wherever they are. In 99% of situations people can cope with not answering an email or responding to a text. The same is planned for the London Underground where there are plans for internet and phone connectivity.
Do we really need to be connected all the time? Will we really not cope without our phone for a few hours?

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