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PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;3/26/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the presence of landline telephone connections in houses. According to the data from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in eight households did not have a landline telephones in the first half of 2006. While, in a household survey conducted three years ago it was confirmed that 19 out of 20 houses had landline connections.
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24531431

 

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