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By 2015 Half of US Won’t have a Landline

June 10, 2011

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Projecting on a straight-line basis suggests that by 2015 more than half of American households won’t have a traditional landline phone in their house. This is a staggering possibility but not far-fetched. In fact the landline could be even less relevant if the trend accelerates. Imagine new buildings and subdivisions that don’t even install this […]

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Wireless Substitution Continues Apace in U.S.

July 14, 2010

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Recently the Centre for Disease Control released updated information on the proportion of the United States who rely on wireless or cell phones for their telephone access at home. The research found that at the end of 2009, 25 per cent of American households (up from 23 per cent six months ago) only had cell phone. […]

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Wireless Substitution: Canada Falling Behind

March 24, 2010

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Increasingly households in the United States are abandoning their landline phones in favour of the wireless phones which have become so ubiquitous. Last year the Centre for Disease Control  found that 23 per cent of households had only a wireless or cell phone. Trend Canada data in Canada is not as complete but it shows […]

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