Is your website mobile? Some UK Mobile statistics to make you sit up...

Mobile usage is just going up and up and up - and that's not for chatting on the phone. Mobile providers are increasingly finding users are using more data than calls or text messages, and billions of apps have been downloaded since Apple launched its first iPhone. There are even statistic showing that it's now common for people to be using their phone while simultaneously watching TV.

Here are some mobile statistics for your enjoyment:
  • 92% of adults in the UK have a mobile phone
  • An average of 153 text messages are sent per mobile phone subscriber
  • 39% of people with a mobile use it to access the Internet
  • In 2012 33 million adults accessed the Internet every day (more than double the figure from 2006)
  • In 2012, 32% of adults accessed the Internet using a mobile phone every day.

(src:http://media.ofcom.org.uk/facts/ and http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/rdit2/internet-access---households-and-individuals/2012-part-2/stb-ia-2012part2.html)


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