The Decline of the Landline

#Telephone

Sun, Aug 30th, 2009 07:30 by capnasty NEWS

If you want to save money, cut the cord. In these difficult times ever more Americans are heeding this advice and dropping their telephone landlines in favour of mobile phones. Despite some of the flakiest mobile-network coverage in the developed world, one in four households has now gone mobile-only. At current rates the last landline in America will be disconnected sometime in 2025.

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