0
Wireless

Belgian SMS, traffic use soars during Christmas

Friday 28 December 2012 | 11:37 CET | News
Belgians sent around 36.8 million text messages over the Christmas period, according to data from KPN/Base, Mobistar and Proximus, as reported in DataNews. There were also more messages sent via Twitter, Facebook and other social media, a strong rise from the year before. KPN/Base customers send a bit over 8 million text messages between Monday 24 December at 08.00 pm and Tuesday 25 December at 08.00 am, an increase of 15 percent from 2011. Mobistar reported14.3 million SMSs, up 5 percent. Proximus recorded 14.5 million, the same as the year before. In terms of data, KPN/Base recorded traffic

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BIT / Facebook / KPN / Mobistar / Proximus / Twitter
Countries: Belgium
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vodafone UK customers send 44% more pics on Christmas Day

Published 31 Dec 2012 10:45 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK said its customers sent 44 percent more picture messages on 25 December this year than on Christmas a year ago. The ...

Yoigo sees 110% mobile data traffic increase on Christmas

Published 30 Dec 2012 07:12 CET | Spain
Spanish mobile operator Yoigo has reported an increase of 110 percent in its mobile data traffic on Christmas Eve, compared to ...





81%
use WiFi on their mobile phones
Netherlands  |  2017Q2

Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Jul KPN Q2 2017
26 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2017
26 Jul Limelight Networks Q2 2017
26 Jul Telefonica Brasil Q2 2017
26 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2017
26 Jul Fortinet Q2 2017
26 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2017
26 Jul AltiGen Communications Q2 2017
26 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2017
26 Jul TE Connectivity fiscal Q3
26 Jul Netgear Q2 2017
26 Jul Paypal Q2 2017
26 Jul Telesat Q2 2017
26 Jul Etisalat Q2 2017
26 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2017
26 Jul Facebook Q2 2017
26 Jul Ooredoo Q2 2017
26 Jul Turk Telekom Q2 2017
26 Jul F5 networks fiscal Q3
26 Jul Analytics Leaders Summit 2017
26 Jul IoT Summit 2017
27 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2017
27 Jul American Tower Q2 2017
27 Jul VeriSign Q2 2017
27 Jul 8x8 Q2 2017
27 Jul Telecom Italia Q2 2017
27 Jul Charter Communications Q2 2017
27 Jul Telefonica Q2 2017
27 Jul Nokia Q2 2017
27 Jul Altice Q2 2017
27 Jul Verizon Q2 2017
27 Jul Comcast Q2 2017
27 Jul Orange Q2 2017
27 Jul Idea Cellular fiscal Q1
27 Jul Dialog Semiconductor Q2 2017
27 Jul Sky fiscal Q4
27 Jul ATN Q2 2017
27 Jul MobileIron Q2 2017
27 Jul Mitel Q2 2017
27 Jul Microsemi fiscal Q3
27 Jul Netscout fiscal Q1
27 Jul Intelsat Q2 2017
27 Jul Amazon.com Q2 2017
27 Jul DSP Group Q2 2017
27 Jul Twitter Q2 2017
27 Jul InterDigital Q2 2017
::: More Calendar Items