landlines http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Landline use falling by the wayside in Mo., Ill. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/landline-use-falling-wayside-mo-ill <p>If you use a cellphone instead of a landline, you aren&rsquo;t alone. More people are dropping their landlines in exchange for a cellphone-only existence.</p><p>The federal <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/">Centers for Disease Control and Prevention </a>released <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr039.pdf">estimates </a>today showing a two year increase in Missouri and Illinois households making the switch to cellphones.</p><p><strong>In Missouri:</strong></p> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:55:55 +0000 Ettie Berneking & The Associated Press 996 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Landline use falling by the wayside in Mo., Ill. Illinois broadband connections outnumber landlines http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-broadband-connections-outnumber-landlines <p>The number of broadband Internet connections in Illinois has exceeded the number of phone landlines for the first time.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:40:24 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 781 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois broadband connections outnumber landlines