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An average subscriber may consume as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021

Forecast Shows Data Traffic Could Rise Sevenfold to 2021 The average UK mobile subscriber could devour as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021, according to our latest UK mobile operator forecast, published yesterday. As consumers’ appetite for content shows little sign of relenting, this would represent a massive sevenfold hike from the current average of 2.5GB per…

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Did you know that more than half of all emails are read on a smartphone?

The smartphone has become a must. At home and abroad, it lets you check e-mails, send files to a colleague , find a faster route to a customer … But for this, you need a mobile data which is optimal for you. Not too little but either not too much. Do you have enough in your current monthly subscription? Or…

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Which apps consume a lot of data, which don’t?

Many smartphone subscriptions come with a fair amount of data these days, but it’s good to keep an eye on your consumption. Here are four categories of apps and tips to limit their consumption. Navigation apps Apps that use GPS to determine your location – such as Google Maps – often consume data. Fortunately most of these programs can now also download…

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Which countries uses the most mobile data?

Access to mobile broadband Internet in OECD countries continues to expand and will soon reach 100% of its population according to the latest OECD report on the outlook for the digital economy. Smartphones have contributed significantly to the development of mobile Internet, although operators limit the amount of data available. The French therefore adapt their mobile data consumption, which amounts…

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Data consumption doubles at this year’s Oktoberfest

Telefonica Deutschland published data traffic and voice communications statistics during the Oktoberfest. This year, Telefónica Deutschland customers consumed a total of 40 terabytes of mobile data volume. Compared to the previous year (20.4 terabytes), data consumption doubled. In addition to the doubling of the volume of data consumed to 40 terabytes, mobile telephony also grew significantly compared to the previous…

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Employee Data Use On Holiday Skyrockets After EU Roaming Ends

You probably heard that EU mobile roaming charges ended earlier this year. That’s unequivocally good news as we no longer have to worry about getting an outrageously high bill when we inadvertently splurge on data while traveling in the EU. What’s not obvious is the impact that this change is having on our mobile data usage habits.  To help answer…

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Orange Belgium doubles the mobile data volume of all mobile subscriptions that are part of a LOVE bundle

As of September 14th, LOVE customers will have more fun sharing their favorite moments. Using their smartphone as the ultimate entertainment device, they will experience virtually unlimited enjoyment of music, videos and other applications thanks to a 100% increase to their Orange LOVE monthly mobile data volume. All postpaid and ZEN animal subscriptions that are part of a LOVE bundle…

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Orange Belgium: Mobile Data Volume Increased 82%

This summer Orange Belgium saw an increase of 82% of mobile data on its network (compared to last year) during the greatest festivals and events. The total 4G volume doubled and 4G+ traffic was multiplied by 11. This shows that Orange customers stayed connected when enjoying their favorite music bands. They used 91TB of mobile data in total (compared to…

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Belgians use six times more mobile data than in 2016 after the abolition of roaming costs

Thanks to the abolition of roaming costs in the European Union, Belgians now feel less inhibited about making calls, surfing and sending SMS’s when on holiday. This is evident from figures released by Proximus on telephone and data traffic this summer. The use of mobile data displays a particularly steep increase, while the number of calls and SMS’s has also…

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Global mobile data traffic up 67% year-on-year in Q2

Global mobile data traffic continued to grow at a healthy rate in the second quarter, driven in part by free data offers in India, according to the latest figures from Ericsson. Total traffic rose 67 percent year-on-year and 10 percent on a quarterly basis to over 10 exabytes per month. The growth is driven by an increase in smartphone subscriptions and…

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