11 May 2008
Many suspected it because of anecdotal evidence
that often apartment renters no longer bother to connect fixed line
phones. Now a new report confirms it. Nearly half of household
consumers with a phone in Australia prefer to use their mobile phones
as their primary means of voice communications.
According to a new report from the Australian
Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Telecommunications Today:
Consumer attitudes to take-up and use, 90% of household consumers have
both a fixed line phone and mobile phone. Of those households, 45%
prefer to use mobiles for voice.