Oct 16, 2013

    Fixed phone line take-up falls first time in 7 years

    It has been nearly two years since special-education teacher Rachel Tan last picked up her home phone - she simply reaches for her mobile phone instead. Ms Tan and her family are among a growing number of households here that are turning their back on fixed residential lines. For the first time in seven years, fixed phone line subscriptions have fallen, as mobile subscriptions rose.