Cell Phones Might Spell Doom for Land Lines

Wired home-telephone lines might soon go the way of the telegraph and phone booth, thanks to the popularity of cell phones as primary phone lines for people younger than 30. Today, almost 25 percent of tech-savvy consumers in the United States are using cell phones as their primary mode of communications with the outside world, and that number is expected to grow dramatically as more typical consumers move to heavier cell phone usage. Today, only 3 percent of consumers overall have canceled home phone service for cell phone plans.

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