Consumers spend more on digital immersion than staying warm

Posted by Kendall Harmon

PC support company iYogi today released these survey results showing consumers spend more on staying connected to the Internet than on staying warm.

Not surprisingly, mobile phones chew up a large and growing chunk of the average household's disposable income. Some 63% of American households spend 35% more on technology bills than utility bills, according to an in-depth survey of 1,100 adults.

Read it all.

Filed under: * Culture-WatchBlogging & the InternetScience & Technology* Economics, PoliticsEconomyPersonal Finance

1 Comments
Posted January 11, 2012 at 5:17 am

To comment on this article: Go to Article View

The URL for this article is http://www.kendallharmon.net/t19/index.php/t19/article/40585/



1. Teatime2 wrote:

Hmmm, I spend $30 per month for my cellphone (and I dropped my landline so that’s it) and $40 per month for Internet. I don’t have cable or satellite TV—just a cheap over-the-air antenna and $8 Netflix. I WISH the total was higher than my electric bill for even one month of the year! Alas, it’s not. It’s close for a few months, though.

January 11, 7:01 pm | [comment link]


© 2014 Kendall S. Harmon. All rights reserved.

For original material from Titusonenine (such as articles and commentary by Dr. Harmon) permission to copy and distribute free of charge is granted, provided this notice, the logo, and the web site address are visible on all copies. For permission for use in for-profit publications, please email KSHarmon[at]mindspring[dot]com


<< Back to main page

<< Return to Mobile view (headlines)