The line chart showed the changes of yearly spendings on cell phone, national fixed-line, and international fixed-line services over a decade from 2001 to 2010 in the Unites States.

In general, there was a significant decrease of mean annual expenditure on national fixed-line services over 10 years. The opposite was true for the cost spent for mobile phones as the same time. Meanwhile, the budget that the U.S. residents paid for international landline communication remained relatively stable standing at approximately $300 a year.

In the first five years starting from 2001, it is notable that the yearly spending on national fixed-line phones stood at a predominant place compared to that of cellphone services ($700 versus $200, respectively). While there was a gradual fall of domestic fixed-line services, the average expense for portable devices witnessed a remarkable increase which equalise the threshold of $500 occupied by the national landline services in 2006.

During the second half of the decade, the figure revealed the considerably rising budget for mobile services concurrently with the continued drop of average spending for the U.S inland fixed-line services. Both of means of communication experienced their peak and bottom in 2010 (over $700 for cellphones versus $400 for landlines, respectively). Besides, the expense for international fixed-line facility demonstrated a small fluctuation on the first half before attaining a nearly fixed rate at $300 per year on the latter period.

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The line chart (That is not a valid name for this graphic.) showed(Use present tense.) the changes of yearly spendings(wrong form. We do not use the plural form) on cell phone, national fixed-line, and international fixed-line services over a decade from 2001 to 2010 in the Unites States.


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The line graph plots the average yearly spending of Americans for three types of telephone services (cell phone, national and international fixed-line) from 2001 to 2010.

Overall, over this nine-year period, people increased their expenditures on cell phones, which was somewhat offset by a decrease in national fixed-line services. International fixed-line services remained relatively constant over the period, ranging from $250 to $320/year. Considering all the changes, the consumers spent on average, $300 more in 2010 than they did in 2001, or from $1150 to $1450 per annum.

From 2001 to 2006, Americans spent the most on national fixed-line services, starting at $700 in 2001 and dropping steadily and continuously to $500 in 2006. At that point, the amount was equal to that of the mobile phone services, which had started the period in third place, at $200 per year with a rising trend. These two trends continued throughout the remainder of the period. In 2010, consumers were paying more for cell phone services than for any other service in the entire period, $750/year. In contrast, by 2010, national fixed-line services had declined to their lowest point, $400.


In general, there was a significant decrease of mean annual expenditure on national fixed-line services over the 10 years. The opposite was true for the cost spent for mobile phones as the same time. Meanwhile, the budget(wrong word) that the U.S. residents paid for international landline communication remained relatively constantstable standing at approximately $300 a year. But, considering all these changes, the total consumer spending increased by $300, from $1150 to $1450.

In the first five years starting from 2001, it is notable that the yearly spending on national fixed-line phones was higher than stood at a predominant place compared to that of cellphone services ($700 versus $200, respectively). (Incorrect. It was not at these values for five years.) While there was a gradual fall of domestic fixed-line services, the average expense for cell phones portable devices witnessed(wrong word. Only people witness things. Money does not witness anything.) rose to be equal to that of a remarkable increase which equalise the threshold of $500 occupied by the national landline services in 2006. This crossing point was at $500.

During the second half of the decade, the figure revealed the considerably rising budget(wrong word) for mobile services concurrently with the continued drop of average spending for the U.S inland fixed-line services. Both of means of communication experienced (communications do not have experiences. People have experiences.) their peak and bottom(Incorrect. There is no peak on the graph.) had their highest and lowest values in 2010 (over $700 for cellphones versus $400 for landlines, respectively). Besides, the expense for international fixed-line facility demonstrated a small fluctuation (There is no fluctuation. This word is used incorrectly.) on the first half before attaining a nearly fixed rate(wrong word) at $300 per year on the latter period.


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