Belgian mobile data use jumps to avg 739 MB per month

Wednesday 24 February 2016 | 11:08 CET | News
The number of Belgian mobile data users rose by over 15 percent in the past year, from 6.4 million to 7.4 million. This means almost seven in ten Belgians use mobile internet, Digital Agenda minister Alexander De Croo announced at his visit to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As a result, Belgium has moved up to just under the EU average of 71.6 percent of people using  mobile internet and past neighbours France (64.9%), Germany (65.1%) and the Neterlands (66%), the minister said. Data traffic also rose strongly in the past year, by 48 percent. Average monthly data usage reached 739 MB per

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Base / Mobistar / Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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