Cell phone impact on low-income American Households

The report, Cell Phones Provide Significant Economic Gains for Low-Income American Households, released by the independent New Millennium Research Council (NMRC) think tank, concludes that providing cell phones to the 38 percent of America’s 45 million poorest households now without them — including millions of seniors, Hispanics, African-Americans and rural residents — could help them get work or make money worth $2.9 billion-$11 billion.

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