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LR Video Poll: Cellphone or Internet?

It's a loaded issue, to be sure. But before CTIA kicks off this week, we thought it'd be interesting to find out whether the masses have figured out whether they really need their landline Internet connections these days:

A few days ago in London, our video crew picked out some random passersby and put the same question to them. As expected, the answers were all over the map, but a couple of savvy folks made a nice point: These days, the networks and devices have converged to the point that if you really had to live without your home Internet connection or your cellphone, you certainly could.

Watch this:

— Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading

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