India Matters: Phone a friend (Aired: February 2005)
PUBLISHED ON: November 14, 2013 | Duration: 24 min, 05 sec
In the vast expanse that is India, mobile phones shrink distances both physical and emotional. In flooded Mumbai, mass text messages help the police to restore balance and order. In the high seas of Kerala, fishermen sell their catch to the vendors even before they’ve reached land. Modern India is rewriting it’s daily lifestyle with the help of this one tiny device.