Mobile web use in the US has risen to 29% of worldwide traffic, putting the UK in second place with 20%, reports new research from Bango.
There are now 245m subscribers with mobile web access in the US. In addition the US is now the fastest growing country for mobile web payments, accounting for 57% of the world’s total (compared to 38% in the UK). According to the firm, traffic and access have been driven by the success and publicity around Apple’s iPhone.
Bango: http://www.bango.com, 12/03/2009
Mobile internet use: UK
Comparative estimates (m), 2008