B2B Articles - Dec 17, 2011 9:18:24 PM

Teens triple mobile data consumption in last year

US teens have nearly tripled their mobile data consumption in the past year, according to a new study by Neilson that analyzed mobile usage trends among teens in the United States.  In Q3 of 2011, teens (age 13-17) consumed an average of 320 MB of data per month on their mobile phones. This is an increase of 256 percent over last year--a growth rate faster than any other age group.

Comparison of data consumption by teens

  • Males consume on average 382MB per month
  • Females consume on average 266MB per month

Texting is the primary method of communication by teenagers. On average, teens send nearly 3,500 text messages (SMS and MMS) a month. In terms of texting, females take the lead with 3,952 messages per month and males fall behind with 2,815.

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