But for all the complexity, cellphones American-style do have a certain supersized logic. Americans spend more money each month on their wireless bills than people in any other country. But the money we spend buys a whole lot more talk time and text messages than it does elsewhere. On average, we effectively spend about 5 cents per minute of talk time and about a penny a text message, lower than anywhere else in the developed world.Read the whole thing.
Friday, November 20, 2009
There Is A Method to the Cellphone Madness
Many complain about the pricing of US cellphone service, but we may actually have it better than most people think. Possibly the best in the developed world: