Portugal

  • Paula Vicente
  • Elizabeth Reis
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Introduction

The growing mobile phone penetration in developed countries is often accompanied by a downward trend in landline telephone coverage. An increasing number of households give up their landline telephones and rely merely on their mobile phones while others choose not to install a landline phone when moving to a new home. Portugal is no different from this trend.

Mobile phones are invading practically all aspects of modern life and sample surveys are no exception. Either used exclusively or in combination with a landline phone, the mobile phone has potential for survey work.

Keywords

Mobile Phone Telephone Survey Landline Telephone Survey Company Mobile Phone Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paula Vicente
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Reis
    • 1
  1. 1.Quantitative Methods DepartmentLisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL)LisbonPortugal

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