Reach of mobile news and entertainment activities via smartphone in selected countries as of October 2015

Mobile phone internet activities in selected countries 2015 This statistic shows the reach of common smartphone news and entertainment activities in selected countries as of July 2015. During the survey period it was found that 24 percent of respondents from the United States had streamed music via smartphone.
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UKFranceGermanyItalyUnited StatesJapanAustraliaSpain
Read the news42%42%54%53%38%58%35%50%
Watch short videos37%34%39%50%46%44%36%51%
Stream music14%17%13%19%24%9%12%17%
Watch video news stories on news apps14%11%11%16%16%20%9%18%
Listen to online radio13%15%18%19%30%12%12%23%
Watch TV programmes via catch-up services9%6%6%7%7%4%6%6%
Watch live TV6%10%4%7%8%8%3%7%
UKFranceGermanyItalyUnited StatesJapanAustraliaSpain
Read the news42%42%54%53%38%58%35%50%
Watch short videos37%34%39%50%46%44%36%51%
Stream music14%17%13%19%24%9%12%17%
Watch video news stories on news apps14%11%11%16%16%20%9%18%
Listen to online radio13%15%18%19%30%12%12%23%
Watch TV programmes via catch-up services9%6%6%7%7%4%6%6%
Watch live TV6%10%4%7%8%8%3%7%

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This statistic shows the reach of common smartphone news and entertainment activities in selected countries as of July 2015. During the survey period it was found that 24 percent of respondents from the United States had streamed music via smartphone.
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Release date
December 2015
Region
World
Survey time period
July 2015
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
smartphone owners
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Q- For which, if any, of the following do you typically use your phone for?
Q- And for which, if any, of the following do you typically use your phone for while out and about?
Base: All adults who own a smartphone, UK=3039, FRA=1407, GER=1491, ITA=1589, USA=1458, JPN=952, AUS=1582, ESP=1755

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