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honest??
Unless my PSP counts. I have a subscription to Skype on it. Talk all i want to anywhere in the US for $3/month. Since almost everywhere i go has wifi i'm pretty set.
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I have three active ones; if everyone who ones one owned three, only 20% of humanity owns a cell phone. Worse, they only looked at total number sold. That is like counting old bag phones rotting in the landfill. I would be surprised to see more than 15% in RL.
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four billion cell phones are currently in use, covering 60 percent of the world population
Pretty sure "in use" means they are active and being used, not in a landfill.
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I own a couple . 30% would be a more realistic figure considering everyone that has two or more.
    
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60%? Excellent! Now all we need is the "signal" as per Stephen King's "Cell" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cell_(novel) and then it's time to go head-shot sniping.
    
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post #15 of 29
I have 3 (activated and running a cellular service) phones.
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post #16 of 29
Woohoo! I'm part of the other 40%
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60%? Excellent! Now all we need is the "signal" as per Stephen King's "Cell" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cell_(novel) and then it's time to go head-shot sniping.
Unfortunately that's purely sci-fi.
    
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post #18 of 29
i have 2 myself, one for my personal and one i charge the company. so as stated above the 60% is less than 60%.
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post #19 of 29
I have never owned a cell phone.

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post #20 of 29
I highly doubt it considering the population in Africa living below the poverty line and the number in India living on less than $1 a day.
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