24 Feb '12, 12am

Defensiveness of Telecom stocks $T $VZ $VOD

Defensiveness of Telecom stocks $T $VZ $VOD by Drizzt on February 24, 2012 In a new study conducted, it shows that even if your income is low, it is difficult to live without your smartphone Smartphone ownership is the last things to be cut when income is reduced They would rather move into cheaper housing than give up their iPhones Income < 15000 yet they own a smartphone When a twentysomething’s budget is tight, her smartphone is far from the first expense to go, suggests a new study from Nielsen. The survey of 20,000 U.S. mobile customers found that smartphone ownership skews toward the young and the wealthy — exactly as you’d expect. What is more surprising, however, is this nugget: smartphone penetration among young people in the lowest income bracket is higher than it is among older people in the wealthiest bracket. Among 18- to 24-year-olds, more than half of respon...

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