Is your phone number your new ID number?

One of the most annoying things early cellular phone users had to deal with was that every time they got a new mobile phone, they were forced to get a new number by their network provider if they switched to a new network. In the first ten years of cellular use, I had at least four phone numbers and had to continue to give these new numbers to family and business associates every time they changed.

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Tim Bajarin

Tim Bajarin is the President of Creative Strategies, Inc. He is recognized as one of the leading industry consultants, analysts and futurists covering the field of personal computers and consumer technology. Mr. Bajarin has been with Creative Strategies since 1981 and has served as a consultant to most of the leading hardware and software vendors in the industry including IBM, Apple, Xerox, Compaq, Dell, AT&T, Microsoft, Polaroid, Lotus, Epson, Toshiba and numerous others.