Cell Phone Nation

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photoYou can take it with you after all. New rules are in effect that allow you to switch your phone carrier and keep your phone number. Dialing digits "on the go" is now how America works and plays. Staying in touch has never been easier, but it comes with hard choices about how Americans live their lives.

Click the "Listen" link to hear about the new ways cell phones have revolutionized how we communicate.


Roger Crockett, covers telecommunications for Businessweek magazine

Barry Wellman, professor of sociology and director of NetLab at the University of Toronto

Maribel Dolinov, principal analyst for telecom at Forrester Research

This program aired on November 25, 2003.


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