Phoners

Some articles on phoners:

Cell (novel) - Characters
... an abandoned child's Nike shoe which helps her cope with the atrocities committed by the phoners ... later forced to commit suicide by the phoners for harming Alice, an untouchable ... Charles Ardai, until they destroy the flock at the school and Ardai is driven to suicide by the phoners ...
Cell (novel) - Plot Summary
... Civilization crumbles as the "phoners" attack each other and any unaltered people in view ... The next day, they learn that the "phoners" have begun foraging for food and banding together in flocks ... the activities of the phone crazies, who still attack non-phoners on sight ...