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Main motives to use Wi-Fi hotspots in Japan 2017

This statistic presents the results of an online survey conducted in 2017 about the main reasons why smartphone owners in Japan access public Wi-Fi hotspots. The survey revealed that with over 62 percent the majority of respondents used public hotspots to safe data volume on their smartphones. About 40 percent of smartphone users accessed Wi-Fi hotspots, because it is a free service that is easy to use.

Main reasons for using public Wi-Fi hotspots according to smartphone users in Japan as of November 2017

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Release date

December 2017



Survey time period

November 15 to 17, 2017

Number of respondents

1,556 respondents

Age group

15-69 years

Special properties

multiple answers possible; among smartphone users

Method of interview

Online survey

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