The United Kingdom surpasses Japan in mobile usage

POSTED BY on Dec 17 under Mobile & Web News

The UK is now the country with the highest mobile usage in the market, with its users consuming more data on their mobile devices.

The UK is consuming 425 MB of data monthly which is 60% increase compared to 2011. Second is Japan with 390 MB monthly and third is the US with 320 MB.

Ofcom’s report also shows that internet users in the UK are spending around 730 minutes online weekly, which is a decrease from 750 in 2011.

The data usage increase could be because the UK users are accessing TV via internet in very high quantities.

Some reports are showing that the UK has the highest levels of smartphone penetration in the world, with 58% of the residents owning a smartphone or a tablet.

The reports is also adding that there was some criticism of the UK looking to roll out 4G networks to deal with the heavy data usage.

 

Source: mashable.com

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