Home > News > Report: U.S. Mobile Usage Doubled in 2015 • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


Report: U.S. Mobile Usage Doubled in 2015

Report: U.S. Mobile Usage Doubled in 2015
Get XBIZ News
May 23, 2016 9:18 AM PDT    Text size: 

LOS ANGELES — A new report and video is casting light on the phenomenal uptick in American’s mobile internet access, revealing a doubling of this practice in 2015 alone.

It is a usage shift of great interest to digital media marketers and promoters, including those within the highly competitive adult entertainment space.

According to its publisher, the CTIA Annual Wireless Industry Survey develops industry-wide information drawn from operational member and non-member wireless service providers. Conducted since January of 1985, the annual report solicits information that includes employment data, number of cell sites, total service revenues, capital investment and more.

Among its findings, American’s annual wireless data usage skyrocketed from 4.06T to 9.65T megabytes over the past year, helping to drive the market’s more than $192B in annual revenue.

Even with this amazing growth, declines in text messaging were recorded (down from 1.92T to 1.88T), while multimedia messaging rose from ~152B to 218.5B.

The CTIA survey contains information on respondent’s wireless subscriber connections and an estimate of total wireless connections, based on its 97 percent response rate.

“Because not all systems do respond, CTIA develops an estimate of total wireless connections … by determining the identity and character of non-responding markets (e.g., RSA/MSA or equivalent-market designation, age of system, market population), and using surrogate penetration and growth rates applicable to similar, known systems to derive probable subscribership,” explains a CTIA spokesperson. “These numbers are then summed with the reported subscriber connection numbers to reach the total estimated figures … aggregated by an independent accounting firm to a nationwide level.”

While the full report will soon be available for purchase, CTIA offers a preview featuring its year-end 2015 top-line survey results, which is available here.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »

Five Tips to Generate Repeat Business

A $50 sale is great. But what if you could get that same $50 sale to come back four times in the next few months? Here are some ideas how to achieve that. 1) On your receipts, you should have an option... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.


XBIZ 2017

Jan 09 - Jan 13
Hollywood, CA

XBIZ Awards 2017

Jan 12 - Jan 12
Los Angeles, CA

ANME Founders Show

Jan 14 - Jan 15
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

Everything To Do With Sex Show

Jan 20 - Jan 22
Montréal, Québec
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!