The ad is effective in demonstrating the reliability of the cellphone service than other competitors since the call is dropped without the knowledge of either party thus making the young man nervous. I relate to the ad since a series of variations of the first name creates confusion and ineffective delivery of message, but the cellphone offers a clear communication signal that enables the parties to the communication understand and appreciate each other despite the power imbalance between the two.
I have been involved similar experience while talking to my doctor. I was trying to address him as address him as ‘teacher’ in order to seek assistance on a concept that I had not understood in class, but he calmed me down and told me he is always available to assist me whenever I need him. The teacher told me to just refer to him as ‘Mr’ and consider him a close friend whenever I needed assistance. In this case, I realized that it is essential for parties to a communication to remove the asymmetrical power relationships in order to facilitate effective communication.
The ad agency chose this power relationship since it entails status, influence and power of the future father-in-law over the young man. The ad is clear that the cellphone will offer reliability in communication and friendly services to its customers thus ensuring high customer