Many of you reading my column on a weekly basis can remember life without technology, especially cell phones.
For our children, it is difficult for them to imagine a world without cell phones, smartphones, the internet and social media. You also can remember when your telephone bill was not the largest utility bill your business pays. In today’s world we are more connected than ever, but it comes with a price both monetarily and in time. You can never seem to get away from the office now when you have a computer in your pocket disguised as a cell phone.

Nearly a decade ago, local entrepreneur Dan Host launched Alpha as a business designed to help other businesses make smart technology communication decisions. Dan had worked in the wireless industry for over a decade as an employee and owner of a storefront as a wireless retailer for Alltel. He also worked eight years with Georgia Power selling their wireless service Southern Linc.

By DeWayne Grice