A new study in October 2013 by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) which looked at more than 700 hours of video footage over a 3 day period from consumers using the FishEye camera revealed telephone addiction. This revealed that 52% of SmartPhone users would rather use their phone than to have some quiet time. 37% of users will check their phone during a break in a conversation.
More problems occur as we can see from the stats of all the nuisance calls in the UK which people receive. Many times during these calls there is also mis-selling. This type of selling is where what has been promised either does not exist or has been exaggerated. You do find this type of mis-selling not only with insurance but a range of industries.
If you have mobile phone insurance then you are going to need to understand that unauthorised signal boosters will not only invalidate you warranty if you are found out but more likely than not your mobile phone will not be covered by your insurance.
See the article on mobile phone usage stats after you have read the smartphone statistics worldwide below. With the increase in mobile phone usage there has also been an increase in mobile phone theft globally. In 2016 according to Statista there are 2.08 billion smartphone users worldwide. The penetration of mobile-phones in general will be expected to reach more than 5 billion by 2019.
The demographics for the UK for smartphones are rather interesting. Research done in 2011 by Ofcom reveal some interesting stats with regards to the demographics of smartphone users in the United Kingdom. Smartphones are becoming much cheaper each year. With better video players and better processors we can see that mobile audio content is also becoming more popular.
You will see the article on music on mobile phones on this website. The topic was the statistics for how people use their mobile phone to listen to music. That article only covered MP3 and did not include other forms of audio on the mobile phones. The Spanish had been the people who use their phones the most of listening to music. When we expand the music types the statistics get even more interesting.Read More »