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Trends in Telephone Service

Trends in Telephone Service is designed to provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the telephone industry -- questions asked by consumers, members of Congress, other government agencies, telecommunications providers, and members of the business and academic communities.  To this end, the report contains summary information about the size, growth, and development of the telephone industry, including data on market shares, minutes of calling, number of lines, and telephone subscribership.  The report also provides information about access charges, advanced telecommunications and broadband services, consumer expenditures for service, infrastructure, international telephone traffic, local telephone competition, telephone rates and price changes, toll service providers, and universal service support. 

2010 Report. Released 9/10. News Release | Report (PDF)
2008 Report. Released 8/08. News Release | Report (PDF)
2007 Report. Released 2/07. News Release | Report (PDF)
2005 Report. Released 6/05. PDF | ZIP
2004 Report. Released 5/04. PDF | ZIP
2003 Report. Released 8/03. PDF | ZIP
2002 Report. Released 5/02. PDF
2001 - 1st Report. Released 8/01. PDF | ZIP
2000 - 2nd Report. Released 12/00. PDF | ZIP
2000 - 1st Report. Released 3/00. PDF | ZIP
1999 - 1st Report. Released 2/99. PDFZIP
1999 - 2nd Report. Released 9/99. PDF | ZIP
1998 - 1st Report. ZIP
1998 - 2nd Report. Released 7/98. PDF | ZIP
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