TNS Telecoms finds that as of Q3 2003, 31% of US consumers? telecommunications budget goes towards land line telephones and 29% is allotted to wireless telephony. TNS bases its findings on a mass review of US households? telecom bills and notes that households pay over $45.00 per month for their land line telephone and their wireless service, respectively. Cable and satellite TV come in a close second, however, costing an average $42.30 per month.