Thoughtful article ... but
@Tim_Worstall states that there is not a monopoly in the mobile phone market. Completely agree. But is that market working to our benefit? With the small number of big players at each others throats are the right long term decisions being made?
I would contend that whilst socialist solutions may not be appropriate, the idea that everything is hunky-dory in the free-market is not the natural conclusion to draw.