The latest study from Scarborough Research shows a 29 percent growth rate for cell phone ownership over the past two years with almost two-thirds (62 percent) of American adults owning a cell phone.

Telephia announced key findings from its most recent churn study that highlight the need for carriers to employ targeted segment marketing as part of their strategic customer retention efforts.

The number of at-home workers in the US market has consistently grow over the last twenty years, according to high-tech research firm, Cahners In-Stat Group.

Nearly 110 million people in the United States used a cellular telephone in 2000 compared with about 5 million subscribers in 1990, according to the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2001 released by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau, CLICK below:

DIRECTV Latin America (DIRECTV LA) announced that it has named Roberto Sierra general manager of Grupo Galaxy Mexicana (GGM), the company which offers the DIRECTV(TM) service in Mexico. Sierra has been the general manager of Galaxy de Colombia Ltda.

Day after day Latinas will tune into Galavisión to watch their favorite stars suffer and triumph over many obstacles in this unique TV genre: Latin Telenovelas

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The Strategis Group announced several studies that are planned for release in early 2002, building on recent findings from the firm that point to dramatic market shifts in global telecommunications markets in 2002 and beyond.

More than 70% of viewers under the age of 35 in addressable homes have purchased pay-per-view programming, according to the Yankee Group's recently completed Technologically Advanced Family Survey. Pay-per-view usage among these younger viewers is significantly higher than in older groups.

While financial markets across the region seem less than stable, The Strategis Group reports a market shift toward increased availability of fixed wireless broadband services and a total overhaul of supporting business models throughout Latin America.

A new survey from Parks Associates indicates that of the 46 million dial-up Internet subscribers in the United States, the vast majority (almost 75%) are content with the quality of their Internet service.

Three quarters of U.S. households will have high-speed Internet access available to them by year-end 2001, up from the 60%of homes passed by cable modem or DSL service providers at the end of 2000. Cable modem service will continue to be more broadly available, with cable reaching 66% of U.S.

Telmex USA announced at the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles, California, that area codes will change throughout Mexico on Nov. 17, 2001 under government regulations by the Federal Telecommunications Commission (COFETEL).

According to Cahners In-Stat Group, the market for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) residential service will bottom out in late 2001 and will be positioned for considerable growth in the next five years.

Among survey findings, Primedia's Telephony found 75 percent of respondents believe it will take at least two years for broadband technology to reach widespread availability.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that 41 percent of online households in the US will subscribe to a broadband Internet connection service by 2006—up from nine percent in 2000.