US 3G and Earlier Wireless Device Service Subscriptions

Timeframe20192020202120222023
– % of wireless device phone service subscriptionsMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of mobile phone internet usersMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of smartphone usersMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of mobile phone usersMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of internet usersMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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– % of populationMaximum of two rows can be charted.
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Source: eMarketer

Note: an active prepaid or postpaid wireless service agreement with a wireless carrier for a mobile device that connects to a wireless carrier’s 3G, Edge, 2G, or other legacy network at least once per month

Additional Note: Handsets may also be able to access 4G or 5G networks, but the users do not enter areas where they are able to connect to 4G or 5G networks on a monthly basis. Mobile devices may be used to accomplish any phone-based activity, including making voice calls, sending SMS messages, or accessing the internet. Users' mobile device do not connect to a network that conforms to 5G or 4G specifications as defined by the standards organization 3GPP.

Methodology: Estimates are based on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies, sales projections, historical trends, company-specific data, and demographic and socioeconomic factors.

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