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Landline use falling by the wayside in Mo., Ill.

Apr 20, 2011
Consumer groups claim measures of the Illinois Statehouse could mean the end of traditional landline service. AT&T says it's part of the ongoing shift to modern technology, which is reliable.
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If you use a cellphone instead of a landline, you aren’t alone. More people are dropping their landlines in exchange for a cellphone-only existence.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released estimates today showing a two year increase in Missouri and Illinois households making the switch to cellphones.

In Missouri:

Illinois broadband connections outnumber landlines

Mar 22, 2011
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The number of broadband Internet connections in Illinois has exceeded the number of phone landlines for the first time.