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Last year, the mobile Internet traffic in the United States was about 10 trillion MB, an increase of 138% from the same period last year

2016-05-24 09:18:04 Author: Leaves Source: Phoenix Technology Review:0  Click:


According to the "Fortune" online version, US mobile phone users used about 10 trillion MB of data traffic last year, which is more than double the number in 2014. Users increasingly like to view Facebook activity, watch YouTube videos, upload Snapchat photos, and promote the growth of mobile Internet traffic.
CTIA (United States Wireless Communications and Internet Association) released a report on Monday local time, said that as of the end of 2015, the number of active smart phones in the United States was 228 million, an increase of 10% over the same period last year. Including all other types of devices such as mobile phones and tablets, the number of active mobile devices in the United States was 378 million at the end of last year, an increase of 6% from 2014.
Mobile phone users are accessing the mobile internet
The report shows that the growth of data traffic far exceeds other wireless services. Call duration increased by 17% to 2.8 trillion minutes, and SMS and MMS messages sent grew by less than 2% to 2.1 trillion, compared with a 138% increase in data traffic to 9.6 trillion MB, which is equivalent to 59219 segments per minute. video.
Some studies have shown that while usage is increasing, U.S. users often purchase more data than they consume. A study of wireless service billing shows that 85% of consumers spend on unsold purchases and waste an average of 1.6GB per month.
CTIA said that in 2015, US wireless industry revenue only increased by 2% to US$19.2 billion.
About half of American households only use mobile phones and disable fixed phones. At the end of last year, the proportion of U.S. households using only mobile phones rose from 8% 10 years ago to 48%.
Mobile operators are still building cell towers. At the end of last year, the number of cell towers in the United States increased by 3% from the same period last year to about 308,000.

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