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Landline phones in N.D. up for first time in 10 years, wireless phones down

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BISMARCK – The number of landline telephones in North Dakota increased this year for the first time in a decade, the state’s Public Service Commission reported Thursday.


North Dakota currently has 258,152 land lines, an increase of 2,181 from last year’s count but still down 25 percent from 2004’s count of 344,704.

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