Posts Tagged: mobile internet


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Myanmar’s new mobile internet users embrace Android smartphones, pick Viber over Facebook

Half of Myanmar’s mobile internet users came online during the past 12 months. They're using Android smartphones and checking out messagin...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 3:27 pm
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Zuckerberg says Philippine telco’s initiative is a model for more connected communities

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stated that the number of people in the Philippines us...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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60% of mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are men

Most of the mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are those who recently started their career, are educated, and have high spending power....

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Sun Cellular and Opera seeks to provide internet access to feature phone users in the Philippines

The number of people using the internet through mobile phones are growing in Asia. This is fuelled by more smartphone users in the regio...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Google Looks to Asia for the “Next Billion” Web Users

With developed nations close to the saturation point in terms of web users, Google is looking to Asia for “the next billion” net...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 6:57 pm
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How China is Pushing Forward the Mobile Internet in 2012 [CHARTS]

In the gradual but massive shift to the mobile internet, Asia is leading the way. The continent has seen 192.5 percent growth in mobile inte...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 1:25 pm
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Opera Reveals Mobile Market Facts and Figures for China, India, and Indonesia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Update: Note that the infographic has an error in it. The date for Opera in China to hit one million users should be February 2009 while Ind...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 9:58 pm
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Symbian is Way More Popular Than You Probably Think (in China)

It’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement about apps and increasing smartphone penetration and forget that China is not all iPh...

  • May 24, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Japan and Korea Rule the Internet, Facebook Taking Full Advantage

Singapore’s WeAreSocial has whipped up two new reports on the internet in Asia, this time featuring Japan and Korea. For anyone lookin...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 10:40 am
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China messaging apps

WeChat is crushing text messaging, people in China now only send about 1 SMS per day

New figures from China's MIIT show that people in China now send an average of 39.8 text messages per month – which is barely more than on...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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A portrait of China’s 464 million mobile web users (INFOGRAPHIC)

China has 591 million internet users and over 460 million mobile web users, according to figures from the China Internet Network Information...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Philippine telco Smart launches free chat app bundle similar to competitor, only cheaper and better

In an answer to Philippine telco Globe Telecom’s earlier promotion of free access to chat apps, its competitor, Smart Communications l...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Philippine mobile users download the most games and apps in Southeast Asia

Of the one billion internet users in Asia, 623 million access the web through their mobile phones. Indeed, Asians are increasingly using th...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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China Set to Reach 420 Million Mobile Internet Users by End of 2012 [CHART]

Looking at data from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), it’s clear to see that China is set to pass 400 million mo...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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China’s Mobile Internet Users Surpass Desktop Users

CNNIC has recently released a lengthy but fascinating report showing how mobile is overtaking the desktop in China. As you can see in the gr...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 6:36 pm
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Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – who amount to 46 percent of the world̵...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Kaifu Lee: Why Most Internet Companies Fail at Mobile

At first glance, it might seem that PC internet and mobile internet endeavors are similar enough that they’d be almost interchangable....

  • May 16, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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Bharti Enterprises, SoftBank To Focus on India’s Mobile Internet With New JV

Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s leading business conglomerates, and SoftBank (TYO:9984), Japan’s leading Internet company ha...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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