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Wi-Fi usage tripled in two years in US

  • Data usage has almost tripled over the past two years, new analysis by Strategy Analytics' Telemetry Intelligence Platform shows.

    The study found that average cellular and Wi-Fi data usage has gone up from 1.6 GB per month to 9.7 GB per month among US smartphone users.

    Between the two types of data usage, Wi-Fi traffic has exploded, growing at more than double the rate of cellular traffic and accounting for nearly 83 percent of the total data generated, it found.

    Just 17 percent of total data used was generated on cellular networks. (Source: IANS)