In the United Kingdom texting is now more popular than making phone calls

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

 

 

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The CEO of AT&T says data-only plans are inevitable in the next 24 months

The CEO of AT&T Inc. said Friday that cellphone plans that count only data usage are likely to come in the next two years 다운로드. In such a scenario, phone calls and texts would be considered as just another form of data.

Randall Stephenson didn’t say AT&T has such a plan in mind, but he suggested that someone in the industry will likely offer one 다운로드.

Analysts see such plans as a logical extension of trends in wireless technology. Smartphones with data service can already use it for Internet phone calls and texting through services such as Skype 레시피.

Phone calls are also taking a back seat to other things people do with their smartphones. AT&T has been recording a decline in the average number of minutes used per month 카카오티비 다운로드.

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That is certainly true for my family where there are four of us sharing one 700 minute plan, and we rarely use the full minutes 티빙 vod 다운로드.

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