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Mobile phone service costs range widely across the world

Mobile operators in every country offer a variety of usage plans to mobile customers. In the United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea and China, for example, “all you can eat” data plans are readily available. In Russia, Turkey, Italy, … Continue reading

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Mobile phone model demographics vary by country

The Nielsen Company’s mobile research in 2013 identified the demographics of smartphone and feature phone users in each of the 10 countries they studied. In Australia, smartphone owners tended to be younger, between the ages of 16 and 34, and … Continue reading

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Mobile phone model usage varies by country

The Nielsen Company also looked at mobile phone ownership based on device type, including smartphones, feature phones and multimedia phones. The highest penetrations for smartphones is in South Korea, 67 percent, followed by China, 66 percent; Australia, 65 percent; Italy, … Continue reading

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N. America, Asia to account for two-thirds of mobile traffic by 2017: Study

According to Cisco VNI Mobile Forecast 2013, the Asia Pacific region and North America will account for about two-thirds of the global mobile data traffic by 2017. The Middle East and Africa together will experience the highest compounded annual growth … Continue reading

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United Kingdom digital media usage leveling off

The United Kingdom is one of the most highly penetrated connected-device markets in the world.  However, unlike developing world markets, the UK is poised to slow down its penetration of tablet and smartphone in 2015, while the number of PC … Continue reading

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Study pinpoints legacy and emerging social media sites’ visit frequency

At the end of 2013, 56 percent of Facebook’s active users were visiting the site more than once a day and 28 percent visited daily. iOS users were the site’s most frequent mobile visitors, with nearly 60 percent accessing Facebook … Continue reading

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Mobile video dominates mobile data traffic

Video usage across platforms is the fastest growing digital media usage segment around the world.  Video also the media genre that consumes the most bandwidth, compared to text, photos, infographics and audio. The mobile and PC platforms are the conduits … Continue reading

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Global mobile data usage growing exponentially: Study

Global mobile data usage is expected to increase 13 fold from 2012 to 2017, a 66 percent compounded annual growth rate. Driving the increase are the exponential growth of sharing and consuming video in particular, and also the burgeoning growth … Continue reading

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