TITLE

Cord-Cutters Pose Threat to Landline

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the threat of wireless calling plans and mobile phones on traditional landline telephone carriers. Research from the NDP Group revealed that some consumers, called cordcutters, use their mobile phones as the only phones, while more, the partial replacers, are using mobile phones as the primary communications device while keeping a landline connection. Carriers have adopted the trend of increasing the number of free anytime minutes in rate plans.
ACCESSION #
21417808

 

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