PRICES & SPENDING   •  May 2019  •  Volume 8 / Number 7

Are most Americans cutting the cord on landlines?

Are most Americans cutting the cord on landlines?

Look around. It seems as though everyone—from very young children to older adults--is scrolling, talking, searching, ordering, video chatting, emailing, or playing on a cell phone. Cellular phone services accounted for an increasing share of spending on all telephone services every year from 2007 to 2017.

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