Phones are an integral part of our lives.When our phones don’t function, we don’t either. The average lifespan of a cellular device before replacement was 2.9 years in 2018; however, upgrade costs are skyrocketing. Americans throw away over 350,00 cell phones per day.
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The last few years has seen an increasing number of consumers hold onto devices for longer, and the trend does not seem to be changing right now.
Source: US consumers need more than incremental gains from 5G | Telecoms.com