Survey: 4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking phone use for a decade. (July 8, 2014 3:05 PM)

(AP) More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.

That's twice the rate from just five years ago, although the pace of dumping landlines seems to have slowed down in recent years.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking phone use for a decade, and the number of households only using cellphones...

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