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Wireless Quick Facts
|Wireless Subscriber Connections
Number of active devices, including smartphones
feature phones, tablets, hotspots, etc.
|Wireless Penetration equals
# of active units divided by the total U.S. and
territorial population (Puerto Rico, Guam
and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
% of U.S. Households
|Annual Wireless Data Traffic||1.468T MB||866.7B MB||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Annual Total Wireless Revenues||$185B||$169.8B||$138.9B||$76.5B||$27.4B|
|Annual Incremental Capital Investment||$30.1B||25.3B||$21.1B||$20.0B||$13.5B|
|Annual Minutes of Use||2.30T||2.296T||2.12T||619.8B||62.9B|
|Monthly Text Messages||171.3B||193.1B||48.1B||1.0B||1.2M|
|Annual Yearly Text Messages||2.19T||2.3T||362.5B||N/A||N/A|
K=Thousand M=Million B=Billion T=Trillion
1Latest figures as of June 2012 are from Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January – June 2012. National Center for Health Statistics, December 2012.