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How the economics of mobile phones affects teens cell

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Unformatted text preview: for which someone else pays are also common. Among teens living in households with incomes below $30,000, only 31% are on a family plan that someone else pays for. In this group, 15% have prepaid plans that someone else pays for, and 12% have prepaid plans that they pay for entirely themselves. Black teens living in low income households are the most likely to have prepaid plans that they pay for themselves. Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 39 that they pay for themselves. How the economics of mobile phones affects teens ’ cell use Teens who pay for their own phones use the phone in a wider range of ways. Teens who pay for the full cost of their cell phones do more on and with their phones. Those teens who have parents who pay for at least part of their phone engage in a more limited American Life Project Pew Internet & number of activities on their phones. While almost all teens use their phones toPhones | 40 Teens and Mobile text, teens who pay the entire cost of ownership for th...
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