3.2 mln US homes have a PC, but no landline

According to MetaFacts, the number of PC-using homes without a standard landline increased 60% since 2002 (3.2 mln in 2003 versus 2.

According to MetaFacts, the number of PC-using homes without a standard landline increased 60% since 2002 (3.2 mln in 2003 versus 2.0 mln in 2002). In terms of all PC-using homes, the numbers are just as dramatic. The percentage of users without any telephone line grew from 2.4% in 2002 to 3.5% in 2003, a 46% year over year increase. Within homes with one person, growth was even faster, rising from 2.3% in 2002 to 5% in 2003.

Number of Telephone Lines in Home
and % of projected installed home PCs
  2001 2002 2003 2003 - 2002
change
No Phone Line 0.3% 2.4% 3.5% 45.8%
One Phone Line 72.9% 67.0% 68.3% 1.9%
Two Phone Lines 23.8% 26.5% 23.2% -12.5%
Three or More 2.9% 4.1% 5.0% 22.0%
Source: MetaFacts

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