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More Texts Than Calls In The US?

Jan 01, 2009

YES, according to a recent post on 160characters.org that made this claim with Nielsen Mobile‘s figures to back.

Here’s a quick blurb from the article…

As of Q2 2008, a typical U.S. mobile subscriber sends or receives 357 text messages per month, compared to placing or receiving 204 phone calls. Though the number of calls has remained relatively steady, the number of text messages is up 450% from just two years prior. Q2 2008 was the second consecutive quarter in which the average number of text messages sent was significantly higher than the average number of phone calls placed…

What do you think, are phone calls a thing of the past?

 


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