announces findings from its mobile device survey conducted online on its behalf by Harris Interactive, which measured American adult mobile phone and tablet users’ sentiments and observed trends concerning mobile devices, as well as spending on International calling.
According to the study, 88% of American adults own a smartphone, standard mobile phone and/or a tablet device, with 18% claiming they own a tablet, and 41% claiming they own a smartphone.
In the U.S., over 1 in 5 (21%) U.S. adult smartphone owners make international calls and are responsible for paying the bill. They spend an average of $156 every month doing so. Surprisingly, amongst the men and women polled, there are vast differences in what they spend on international calls, with women averaging $267.10 a month, and men averaging $85.50 (or 320% less).