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In 2007, cell phone bills should be No. 1

Telecommunications industry muck-a-mucks say this is shaping up to be the year when U.S. households spent more to use cell phones than to use last century's landlines.

OK, a quick show of hands: who doesn't have a cell phone?

That's what we thought. And you use it a lot, right? As it turns out, so does everyone else. Those in the know in the telecommunications industry say that 2007 is shaping up to be the year when we--that is, U.S. households--spent more to use cell phones than to use last century's landlines. (We almost hit that mark in 2006, when average cell phone bills fell just $2 short of tying landline bills.)

Read the full Associated Press story here: "Cell Phone Spending Surpasses Land Lines"