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12% of Dutch phone calls going over messaging apps - survey

Wednesday 15 July 2015 | 10:43 CET | News
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Calling over messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger is increasingly popular in the Netherlands, with as much as 12 percent of all calls going over the apps, according to a survey by Multiscope among around 1,400 Dutch consumers. One in five smartphone users uses the apps regularly over a data connection, and half of all smartphones users have used the apps to make calls at least once. Especially women (54%) and 18-35 year-olds (66%) call regularly over IP apps or have tried the call features. While calls are only available since recently on WhatsApp, this is already the most

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Companies: Facebook / Multiscope / Skype / WhatsApp
Countries: Netherlands
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