In the United States, 90 percent of consumers under the age of 45 say that a smartphone helps them stay in touch with friends and family and keep up with current events.
As of 2016, 78 percent of American adults have smartphones, with 92 percent of adults between the ages of 18 to 29 and 54 percent of those over 65 owning a smartphone.
34 percent of doctors in the United States have found that mobile devices have improved the dynamic of patients’ office visits by having them arrive more informed.
In the United States, two-thirds of doctors use a mobile device to access medical information in a professional setting more than ten times per day.
In the United States, 4G LTE represents 91 percent of all mobile cellular traffic, up from 74 percent in 2015.
Around the world, one in three people track health or fitness via an app or wearable device.
During the 2016 holiday season, an estimated 170 million Americans, or 68 percent of consumers, will buy at least one piece of technology, an all-time high and up 3.1 percent from 2015.
Globally, mobility revenues will grow from $1.5 trillion in 2016 to more than $1.7 trillion in 2020, representing roughly $40 billion in annual revenue gains.
In the United States, virtual reality headset sales will reach 700,000 during the holiday season with 10 percent of consumers buying them.
In the United States, 40 percent of millennials shop via their smartphones, up 9 points from the 2015.
56 percent of millennials in the United States reported making video calls via their smartphones, up 14 points from 2015.
In the United States, smartphone retail mobile transactions grew 30 percent YoY to 70 percent of all mobile transactions.
In the United States, 48 percent of consumers viewing steaming content watch on their mobile devices. Source: J.D. Power, Streaming Video Customer Satisfaction Highest When Paired with Pay TV Subscription, J.D. Power Finds, August 25, 2016; available at:http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/jd-power-2016-streaming-video-satisfaction-study