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January 8, 2012

Mobile Web Penetration in Hong Kong now 86%

 Internet access in Hong Kong has become near-ubiquitous, as 87 percent of consumers there have used the Internet in the past year, outpacing neighboring markets like Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. Internet usage in Hong Kong is particularly high among 12- to 44 age group with over nine-in-ten accessing the Internet on a monthly basis.

While Internet usage  and consumers being online is  now an emerging trend in tgis country, the emergence of  Internet-capable mobile devices, including smartphones, tablet computers, eBook readers, connected games devices or other hybrid forms likely to emerge and global hotspots in the near future

Mobile Application – The Rising Trend
Almost nine-in-ten (86%) Hong Kong digital consumers who have accessed the Internet via their mobile phones have downloaded an app (application) to their phones. And following the footprint of smartphones, tablets are another potential game changer, but the larger screen size is attracting a slightly different pattern of behavior. The upcoming year’s anticipated surge of mobile device ownership, particularly smartphones, will have a profound impact on the digital behavior of Hong Kong consumers.