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More Germans prefer smartphone for internet -- study

Monday 20 February 2017 | 13:28 CET | News
Around one third of internet users primarily go online using their smartphone rather than another device, a sharp increase over last year, new figures from Bitkom show. According to a recent survey from Bitkom of German internet users, around 30 percent prefer to use their smartphone for private internet surfing. By contrast, just 20 percent of internet users nominated their smartphone as their preferred browsing device in 2016. In the same period, the share of users preferring to use their laptops to go online fell from 43 percent to 35 percent.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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