Users Are Tossing Their Landlines Overboard

An interesting analysis from the New York Times of the progressive replacement of traditional fixed-line phones by mobiles.

The Count – Users Are Tossing Their Landlines Overboard –

update: a similar conclusion about the European market

Comments (1) left to “Users Are Tossing Their Landlines Overboard”

  1. Andrew Beresford wrote:

    This doesn’t surprise me at all. I’ve not had a telephone attached to my land-line since I moved into my current flat. Infact the only reason I have a line at all is to provide ADSL service over it. It irritates me that I have to pay subscription charges for a voice service I don’t use.

    I wonder how long will it be before OFCOM force BT to separate out the cost of the physical connection (which I do want) and the voice service over it (which I don’t) and allow me to just pay for what I want.