If you’re a student, especially if you’re in college already, I’m 100% sure that you have your own mobile phone equipped with mobile internet right now. And most of the time, if not always, you constantly check and can’t live without it.
Because of this, it is said that students are among the most frequent users of mobile broadband nowadays. One of the core reasons is their busy schedules that require them to always be on the go and not always be in an area with an internet access.
Also, not all schools features wireless internet connection that can be accessed by students so they tend to dwell towards the notion of having mobile broadband on their mobile phones. These mobile phones of students are mostly smart phones because they are branded with all the features a person needs in any lifestyle, and in this case a student’s lifestyle.
Mobile broadband services can be used by students in the aspect of academics and socializing. First, they can research stuff for their school requirements in their mobile phones and that is quite a relief because they don’t need to carry around their big laptops. Also when it comes to the sudden need to search something, they can do so because of the availability of mobile broadband in their mobile phones.
The Academic Way
They don’t need to run to the nearest cyber nook on campus or even rush home just to search for something needed for class. It will not just save electricity bill because they won’t need to plug in their chargers when browsing, they will also save time because they don’t need to travel and find an available internet connection.
Several applications that cater to academics available for smartphones exist and can be accessed over the mobile broadband internet. These are mostly:
- References: mobile dictionaries, translators, thesaurus, encyclopedias
- Editors: citation, notes, mobile document editors
- Time management: scheduler, planner, task reminders
Socialize All the Way
But even if they’re students, that doesn’t mean that it’s always about for school use. As teenagers, these students are in their prime age of socializing and widening their network of people in school or even outside. And having an access to a mobile broadband service, they can always update their social networking accounts to further widen their circles and meet new friends!
There are a lot of existing applications that can be downloaded over the mobile broadband internet to anyone’s mobile phones. These are mostly social networking applications that can help a student catch up with their friends, especially if they’re not able to see each other because of tight school schedules, and this is a big deal for them already.
The applications students can download using the mobile broadband internet service are:
- Profile-like: Facebook, Myspace, Google+
- Blog-style: Tumblr, Pinterest
- Microblogs: Twitter, Instagram, Plurk
Whatever purpose the mobile broadband internet serves the students, it is undeniable that they are definitely the biggest number of subscribers in the business of mobile broadband internet providers. Still, they should know the various ways they can make the most out of their mobile broadband internet!
Alysa is an avid user of mobile broadband internet. She gets tips on how to make the most out of it on Broadband Expert.