The number of users that accesses the Internet mobile devices is growing, and will continue to grow as device adoption, multiple device ownership, and access to faster network connections develop around the globe, says the report. Consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable moving across a number of devices to stay connected and consume content.
The total digital universe that accesses the Internet via PC or mobile device has grown 4% in the last year to 201 million users. The mobile-only user base has grown at 9 times this rate and PC-only users have decreased at 11 times this rate.
- Adults 18+: 201M Monthly Users +4%
- Mobile only: 19M +36%
- Mobile and PC: 141M +16%
- PC only: 40M – 45%
- Total Mobile Users: 160M
- Smartphone: 128M +17%
- Tablet: 35M +13%