5:59 am April 21, 2011, by Henry Unger
A growing number of Americans are getting rid of their old telephones and using only cellphones — a trend being led not by the high-tech elite but by people in poorer states as a way to save money, Associated Press reports.
Government estimates released Wednesday show at least 30 percent of adults in 10 states rely entirely on cellphones, with the highest percentage in Arkansas and Mississippi, where many cannot afford to pay for two separate lines, AP writes.
Wealthier households have been slower to use wireless technology as their sole means of making calls, AP reports.
Rich or poor, have you given up your landline? If so, what has been your experience? Any regrets?
If you have not, are you considering it? Why or why not?
- Henry Unger, The Biz Beat
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