7 Disadvantages of Cell Phones
The explosion of cell phone use in the last few decades has been astounding: In 1988 there were approximately 500,000 cell phone subscribers in the US, by 1993 this had grown to 13,000,000. By 2006 there were 223 million cell phone users.
Cell phones transmit and receive Radio Frequency (RF) signals in order to communicate. The RF signals from cell phones fall within the microwave part of the electromagnetic spectrum. This radiation is also referred to as microwave radiation or electromagnetic radiation.
In short: Cell phones use microwave radiation to communicate.