Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology | Pew Research Center
Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology
This report is based on data from three different sources, each of which is discussed in more detail below. That market share is up by almost 4 points from Younger users stand out especially prominently when it comes to using their phone for two purposes in particular: The organization says that 56 percent of all US adults now have smartphones. And African-American cell owners are more likely than whites or Latinos to say that their phone is an Android device as opposed to an iPhone.
Remembering that these percentage figures are among mobile subscribers, consider that:. Recall that the absolute gap in mobile phones is defined as the stock of this technology in developed countries minus the stock in developing countries. The Vodafone Policy Paper Series , 3 , 10— There are however a few exceptions, which indicate that above average penetration rates can not van be achieved at relatively low income levels in for example Senegal had a penetration rate of In , 57 percent of the population in Mexico owned a mobile phone. At the beginning of , mobile penetration counting unique subscribers in developed markets was 79 percent, compared to 45 percent across the developing world. Please contact us to get started with full access to dossiers, forecasts, studies and international data.