The pips on Radio 4 via DAB or the Internet streaming are more than a second late. The new time service (TIM or 123) is slightly delayed on your cell phone, but OK on your land line. This is a mark of the progress in the 21st Century.
Small speakers in mobile phones are popular with the youth of today and declining sound quality (iTunes will degrade your CDs to a lower quality when you import them).
Analogue good, digital bad?