Network speed effect on usage of smartphones while on public transport in the UK 2015

This statistic illustrates the affect network speed has on the usage of smartphone use on public transport in the United Kingom (UK), according to a survey conducted in 2015. Of the respondents who use 4G smartphones, 32 percent stated they would use their phone very often, compared to 22 percent of non-4G users.

How often, it at all, do you use your smartphone while doing the following (using public transport)?

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Release date

June 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 2015 to June 2015

Number of respondents

3,039 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who own or have access to a smartphone*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Respondents who do not use public transportation have been excluded from this analysis.

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