Ofcom: UK Consumers Now Text More And Talk Less

Posted on Jul 18 2012 - 9:08pm by Editorial Staff

According to Ofcom’s annual report, UK consumers now talk less and text more, bringing the smartphone and usage on the rise. The report suggests that mobile voice calls in decline for the first time ever, as now more users switch to text and online communications. The average Briton now sends 50 texts per week Two fifths of UK adults now own a smartphone, with the same proportion saying their phone is the most important device for accessing the internet. Tablet ownership has jumped from 2% to 11% in 12 months. The report also notes that as of early 2012, almost 39% adults own a smartphone. Also, there is an increase in tablet ownership, rising from two percent in 2011 to 11 percent in 2012.

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