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June 24, 2011

The State of Wireless Industry in US: Data Charts

1. U.S. has the highest minutes of use (MOUs) per month per user and the lowest average revenue per minute of service of the 26 OECD countries tracked by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

2. The FCC’s consumer survey released in June 2010 found that, “92% of cell phone users are very or somewhat satisfied with their cell phone service overall.”

3. Wireless economic contributions have grown faster (16%) than the rest of the economy (3%).

4. 3G technology has been deployed to areas covering more than 92% of the U.S. population.

5. Despite having 6% of global wireless subscribers, the U.S. is home to more than 21% of global 3G subscribers.

6. The U.S. has more unique 3G subscribers (123.2 million) than the five largest EU countries combined (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK).

7. Under revised Horizontal Merger guidelines by DOJ and FTC, U.S. is the only wireless market among the 26 OECD countries not classified as “highly concentrated.”

8. At the end of 2009, the average revenue per minute in the U.S. was $0.04. Across Europe’s developed countries, the average revenue per minute was $0.16. As a result, the average wireless consumer in Europe used just 160 minutes a month compared to over 824 minutes a month for the U.S.

9. The wireless industry directly/indirectly employs more than 2.4 million Americans.
10. Prepaid revenues for 2009 amounted to about $13.9 billion out of about $155+ billion in total service revenues.

78% of teens responded that mobile phones make them feel safe while on the go.

As of June 2010, there are 292.8 million wireless connections in the U.S.

Wireless penetration in June 2010 was 93%.

U.S. wireless consumers used more than 2.3 trillion minutes the 12 months ending June 2010 (or 6.3 billion per day).

In the 12 months ending June 2010, more than 1.8 trillion text messages were sent and received (or 4.9 billion per day).
source: CTIA

March 29, 2011

US Wireless Internet Usage Insights :

In  2010, six in ten American adults (59%) are wireless internet users. Due to the quickly evolvingnature of mobile technologies, our definition of a wireless internet user has changed several times since we began studying this topic; throughout this report, a wireless internet user is defined as someone whodoes one or more of the following:

• Go online from a laptop using a wi-fi or mobile broadband internet connection.
86% of laptop owners go online in this way, which represents 47% of all American adults.
• Use the internet, email or instant messaging from a cell phone. 
Half (49%) of cell phone owners do at least one of these on their mobile device, which works out to 40% of all adults.
The 59% of American adults who do at least one of these activities represents an eight-point increase over the 51% of American adults who did so in our April 2009