December 15, 2008

Can You Hear Me Now?

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Younger adults are more likely to have problems with their cell phones.

While all demographic groups are about equally likely to have certain devices fail them, younger adults are more likely than seniors to have their cell phones fail. Only 18% of cell phone owners age 65 and older reported having problems with their cell phone, compared with 30% of those ages 18-29 and 33% of those ages 30-49. As would be expected, seniors are not as exclusively reliant on their cell phones as younger owners, and are also much more likely to have landline phones at home. Fully 79% of senior cell phone owners also have regular phones, while just 30% of 18-29 year olds and 52% of 30-49 year olds have both types of phones. Read More