Newer Phones, Older Users

Brown, Karen
February 2005
Wireless Week;2/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses the focus of manufacturers and carriers on handset designs aimed at an older demographic in the U.S. Increase in the number of people age 65 and older from 2000 to 2010; Percentage of wireless customers who are ages 65 to 74; Design of the 6010 cellular handset from Nokia; Information on keypad tones and voice command features of cellular telephones for older users. INSET: Volume Rising For Hearing Aid Compatibility.


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