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Unformatted text preview: ely to have unlimited voice minutes on their cell phones: 57% of 12 -13 year -old girls have unlimited voice minutes. (All of the above figures are based only on teens who know how many voice minutes they have – 13% of teens are not sure how their plan works and could not answer the voice minutes question.) When one combines type of plan with voice minutes, the most common combination is a family plan with limited voice minutes – one in three teen cell phone users (34%) are on this type of plan. One in four teen cell phone users (25%) are on a family plan with unlimited minutes. A younger high school boy explains his family ’s plan: l Minutes are more expensive than the texting, so I have unlimited texting for 10 dollars, but the minutes are like 40, so we just share those. She kept warning me before, um, she got me T -Mobile and if I went over the minutes she ’d take my phone, but I never went over my minutes. Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 35 before, um, she got me T -Mobile and if I went over the minut...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.

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