People in the UK are now more likely to text than to make a phone call, according to new research from Ofcom 다운로드.
While 58% of people communicated via texts on a daily basis in 2011, only 47% made a daily mobile call, said the country’s communications industry regulator 스케치업 보너스팩 다운로드.
It said the shift away from traditional ways of keeping in touch was being led by young people aged 16-24.
The average UK consumer now sends 50 texts per week while fewer calls are being made on both fixed and mobile phones 은전한닢 다운로드.
For the first time, there was a fall in the volume of mobile calls – by just over 1% – in 2011, while landline calls were down by 10% 다운로드.
Source: BBC – Texting overtakes talking in UK, says Ofcom study