Mobile use to take off on Australian flights

Australians could soon be able to use their mobile phones in flight after the latest ruling from the national communications watchdog.Phones were banned on board flights because of their potential to interfere with navigational equipment but new technology has changed that.The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has now approved phone use after consultation with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.To read this ABC News report in full, see:
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/07/30/2968612.htmAlso see:Mobiles to take off on Aussie flights
Aussies will soon be able to “tweet” from their domestic airline seat after the communications watchdog gave the green light for mobiles to be used during flights.The new ruling by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is set to revolutionise airline travel and bring Australia into line with other countries that have enjoyed the technology for some time.
www.theaustralian.com.au/travel/news/mobiles-to-take-off-on-aussie-flights/story-e6frg8ro-1225898797215
www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/mobiles-to-take-off-on-aussie-flights-20100729-10xzf.html
www.news.com.au/travel/news/mobiles-to-take-off-on-aussie-flights/story-e6frfq80-1225898797215
www.computerworld.com.au/article/355132/mobiles_take_off_aussie_flights/

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