Sunday, October 22, 2006

Who's Ditching Landline for Wireless?

More and more U.S. households are dropping their landlines and opting to go completely wireless.

According to Telephia, the largest provider of consumer research to the communications and new media markets, households in Detroit and Minneapolis-St. Paul have the highest rate of wireless substitution among the 20 largest cities in the country.

Detroit and Minneapolis-St. Paul posted household wireless substitution rates of 19 and 15.2 percent, respectively.

The Tampa metropolitan area secured a 15.1 percent rate, representing nearly 177,000 households. Nearly 219,000 (14.3%) households in Atlanta and 220,000 (13.6%) households in Washington D.C. cut the cord. Rounding out the top 10 were Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, Boston and Los Angeles.

See Telephia's complete list HERE.

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