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DNA says nearly half of Finnish reception class pupils have their own mobile phone

Tuesday 4 August 2020 | 12:09 CET | News
Telenor's Finnish arm DNA said that its 2020 annual school survey found that almost 50 percent of reception class pupils has her or his own mobile phone. Parents provide them when their offspring starts school to provide security through communication, the operator said. Primary school children think the best thing about them is the ability to play games. Virtually everyone in secondary school has a phone, and at that age, the most important thing in getting a new enough model

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: DNA / Telenor
Countries: Finland
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