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But digital divides persist
9 Oct 2018

According to this new Pew Research Center analysis, most sub-Saharan Africans feel positively about the role the internet plays in their country. Large majorities say the increasing use of the internet has had a good influence on education in their country, and half or more...

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2 Oct 2018

This survey report found that consumers want support in finding accurate, effective smartphone apps for health and wellness, and they should be subject to an authoritative regulatory system that rates them for efficacy.

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15 Aug 2017

This trial of smart home control in 46 households shows limits to use for managing home energy bills and electricity demand.

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21 Feb 2017

Who is the ‘mobile only’ audience? Most of the UK adult online population is not in a rush to abandon the desktop. However, in December 2016, UKOM approved comScore data showcased that 10% of online adults accessed the Internet via mobile only.

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24 Jan 2017

Today marks a momentous milestone for all things digital, with the new Digital in 2017 Global Overview report from We Are Social and Hootsuite revealing that more than half of the world’s population now uses the internet.

Our findings have exciting implications for businesses,...

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12 Jan 2017

The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. For more than fifteen years, Pew Research Center has documented its growth and distribution in the United States. Explore the patterns of internet and home...

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16 Dec 2016

This is the eleventh year that Ofcom has published the International Communications Market Report. The report benchmarks the UK communications sector against seventeem comparator countries.

UK communications sector revenues were the second highest in Europe, with people in the UK among the heaviest users...

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16 Dec 2016

This is the eleventh year that Ofcom has published the International Communications Market Report. The report benchmarks the UK communications sector against 17 comparator countries.

UK communications sector revenues were the second highest in Europe, with people in the UK among the heaviest users...

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1 Dec 2016

As we move from a world of information scarcity to one of abundance, a key question is how publishers and brands can attract attention and build habit. This is a pressing issue on the smartphone, where consumers spend the majority of time with a handful...

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10 Aug 2016

In early 2013 the Community Legal Education Program (CLE) at Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) planned a project to develop an interactive mobile phone application, offering targeted, relevant and free legal information to young people on legal issues that affected them.

It came at a...

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10 Dec 2015

How do we build urban resilience through key areas of critical infrastructure such as mobile communications? Mobile digital communication networks, encompassing commercial mobile and public wi-fi platforms, are ubiquitous in Australian cities, and digital inclusion has emerged as a major theme in metropolitan-level strategic planning...

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10 Nov 2015

Today, 68% of Americans own a smartphone of some kind and an increasing number of digital interactions occur within the context of mobile apps. Apps (short for “applications”) are programs that users can download to their smartphone or tablet computer. They can serve a nearly...

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6 Aug 2015

Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular device for getting online, Ofcom research has revealed, with record ownership and use transforming the way we communicate.

Two thirds of people now own a smartphone, using it for nearly two hours every day to browse...

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1 Apr 2015

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10% of Americans own a smartphone but do not have broadband at home, and 15% own a smartphone but say that they have a limited number of options for going online other than their cell phone. Those with relatively...

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12 Jun 2014

The Reuters Institute Annual Digital News Report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a representative survey of online news consumers conducted by YouGov. The 2014 report includes 10 countries; the UK, US, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Finland, Urban Brazil, Japan and Denmark....

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5 Jun 2013

With the rapid update of smartphones and tablets, app purchase and usage are quickly becoming mainstream media and communications activities.

This paper is the first in a series of occasional papers examining emerging issues in contemporary media and communications and possible regulatory response strategies....

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13 Sep 2012

Apple have recently patented their original iPhone design, but NPR 's Laura Sydell looks at what this will mean for the future of other smart phone designs.

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10 May 2012

Margot Adlerof NPR looks into the newly popular computer and phone applications that are being created as a means of locating migrating birds.

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12 Apr 2012

The wireless phone industry has a plan to take the profit out of the market for stolen smartphones. At the urging of police chiefs across the country and federal regulators, the industry is developing a database of stolen devices.

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8 Dec 2011

Australians continue to embrace multiple communication technologies, with the mobile phone, the rise of the smartphone and internet-based communications complementing traditional fixed-line telephony.

According to the report in the six months to April 2011, 84 percent of adults in fixed-line telephone households used three...

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