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Mobile devices take over
Its official. The number of wireless devices used in the United States has exceeded its population according to a study conducted by the CTIA.
The research also suggests that most Americans doubled the amount of data traffic typically generated over the years by using the Internet on their smartphones.
The CTIA found that the number of mobile devices rose by 9 percent in the first six months of the year to 327.6 million, which exceeds the number of people who live in the U.S. The same sources suggests that Internet traffic also rose 111 percent, to 341.2 billion megabytes during that time.
Most analysts do not believe the numbers are something to be concerned about as we move digitally into the future, but some students on campus were a bit surprised by the findings.
The mobile devices used within the research were restricted to smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers. Over the past year most individuals in the business have seen a dramatic increase in tablet sales, with the number only expected to rise.
Analysts believe consumers have recognized the drop in price and the sheer fact that many mobile networks are becoming readily available around the U.S.