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App downloads skews younger in developed countries: Study

In developed countries, almost one-third of those 65-years-old and up, and almost one-fourth of those ages 55 to 64, have never downloaded a smartphone app, according to Deloitte’s 2013 Global Mobile Consumer Survey. Meanwhile, a relatively small percentage of respondents … Continue reading

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Desktop platform represents about half of time spent on digital devices in U.S.

Desktop use of tallied to almost half of all time spent on digital media platforms, while tablets took 12 percent and smartphones took 39 percent of users’ time in the United States in 2013, according to comScore. smart

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Spain, UK top Europe’s smartphone penetration list

When comparing smartphone penetrations in some European countries, Spain comes out on top with 69 percent; followed by the UK, 62 percent; the Netherlands, 59 percent; Portugal, 56 percent; Germany, 55 percent; France, 52 percent; Finland, 51 percent; Russia, 41 … Continue reading

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Netherlands the leader in tablet penetration in Europe: Study

Tablet use penetrations are much lower than smartphones in many developed countries in Europe, according to Deloitte’s Global Mobile Consumer Survey. In 2013, the 42 percent of people in the Netherlands used tablets, the highest number in Europe, while Spain … Continue reading

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U.S. smartphone tends to access content through apps: Study

The U.S. smartphone user is much more likely to access content through apps (89 percent of time spent) compared to mobile Web (11 percent of time spent). The amount of time spent by each smartphone user has risen dramatically from … Continue reading

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Video, smartphones are the fastest mobile traffic players: Study

Video represents the highest volume and fastest growing mobile traffic application, while tablets represent the fastest growing mobile traffic device, and mobile phones represent the highest volume device for mobile traffic, according to the Cisco VNI Mobile Forecast. Cisco predicts … Continue reading

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Internet connection speeds surging: Study

Connection speeds are expected to grow tremendously around the world from 2012 to 2017, according to the Cisco report. The most dramatic growth rates are in North America, where pervasive 4G connections are allowing for faster video and other data … 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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