Australians aren’t just watching sport on TV – last weekend millions grabbed their phones to both watch and chat about the Australian Football League (AFL) and National Rugby League (NRL) Grand Finals.
In India, three quarters of people use mobile for discovery – and with mobile uptake soaring, the device is set to drive the future of omnichannel retailing in the country, according to a senior executive at Facebook.
SYDNEY: Across much of Asia-Pacific, mobile is seen as enhancing the ability of consumers to participate in the digital economy, but this is not necessarily the case in Australia, a new study has found.
WASHINGTON DC: Two-thirds of American parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, according to a new study that also has some surprising findings about the extent to which parents themselves are ...
LONDON: Around two in five (41%) British consumers believe technology addiction can be compared to alcohol or substance abuse, according to a new survey that provides further evidence of people’s reluctance to “switch off”.
LONDON: Smartphones began to take off in the UK in 2008 and, a decade on, a new official study has revealed the extent to which British consumers now depend on their mobile devices and access to the internet.
SAN JOSE, CA: Global mobile video consumption continued to rise in the first quarter of 2018, with almost three out of every five videos being watched on mobile, although there are signs that its growth rate is slowing.
GLOBAL: The rapid expansion of mobile internet usage in recent years means that a quarter (24%) of all media consumption around the world is expected to be on mobile this year, up from just 5% in 2011, according to a new global study.
NAIROBI: Google has released a search app designed to take account of the prevalence of lower-end devices and slower connections across much of Africa and which allows consumers to use local languages.
ABIDJAN: West Africa’s mobile industry is forecast to contribute more than US$50bn to the region’s economy annually by 2025, on the back of consistent value to the tune of $37bn last year, or 6.7% of GDP.
SYDNEY: Mobile data consumption is rocketing in Australia and local telecommunications companies are having to rethink their data offer, with forms of unlimited data plans set to become increasingly common, an industry figure has said.