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3.3 Billion And Counting

by @ 7:03 am on November 30, 2007. Filed under Technology

Cell phone ownership hits a milestone:

Somewhere on the planet today someone will skip over pages of fine print they will later regret not reading – and thumb their nose at the risk of a phone exploding – in order to sign a mobile services contract that will bring the worldwide number of such accounts to 3.3 billion, a figure roughly equal to half the Earth’s population.

And they’re all talking while driving on the Beltway.

One Response to “3.3 Billion And Counting”

  1. James Young says:

    That is an amazing statistic. And also an amazing commentary on the communications revolution.

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