0
Wireless

Most Germans to send digital holiday greetings- Bitkom

Thursday 7 July 2016 | 14:43 CET | News
Almost two thirds (62%) of Germans will send digital greetings from their holidays this year, according to a survey by ICT industry group Bitkom. The survey found that 40 percent of holidaymakers plan to call friends, relatives and colleagues on the phone; 1 in 3 (34%) plan to use messaging services like WhatsApp or iMessage or send an SMS; 1 in 10 (10%) plan to send greetings via e-mail' and 9 percent will contact people through social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

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: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Germany
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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

Phones still mostly used for calls - survey

Published 19 Aug 2016 16:57 CET | Germany
Most German mobile phone users (87%) mainly use their device to make phone calls, according to a recent survey across all ages by ...

Smartphones integral to travelling for Germans - survey

Published 27 Jul 2016 14:05 CET | Germany
More than one in two German holidaymakers grab their smartphone within the first ten minutes of a longer journey, and their other ...

Half of Germans interested in cashless payments - survey

Published 20 Jul 2016 16:22 CET | Germany
A survey by German industry group Bitkom found that almost half (46%) of Germans can envisage only using cashless payments in the ...

German awareness of VR technology grows - Bitkom

Published 08 Jul 2016 13:02 CET | Germany
Almost 1 in 10 (9%) of Germans aged 14+ have tried a pair of virtual reality (VR) glasses, according to a Bitkom survey. Almost ...

Two out of three online Germans use messengers

Published 04 Jul 2016 15:44 CET | Germany
More than two thirds (69%) of German internet users aged over 14 send messages via messengers such as WhatsApp, Facebook ...

25% of German web users blocked from watching videos

Published 01 Jul 2016 12:27 CET | Germany
Almost one quarter (23%) of German internet users have been unable to watch a video online due to geoblocking, according to ...

Digitisation to create more jobs for skilled workers

Published 30 Jun 2016 15:57 CET | Germany
Digitisation transforms jobs and requirements fundamentally, according to a recent Bitkom survey among 500 companies with more ...

One in six Germans use cloud office applications

Published 29 Jun 2016 13:44 CET | Germany
Some 16 percent of internet users in Germany have used cloud office applications for private purposes during the past 12 months, ...

More Germans pay for journalistic content - Bitkom

Published 22 Jun 2016 17:14 CET | Germany
The willingness of Germans to pay for journalistic content online is rising, according to a survey by Bitkom. In the last 12 ...

Third of German media companies has no digital strategy

Published 20 Jun 2016 16:57 CET | Germany
One in three (34%) German media companies have no strategy yet for the management of the digital transformation, according to a ...

Bitcom warns Brexit could threaten German digital economy

Published 20 Jun 2016 14:53 CET | Germany
German IT association Bitkom has warned that the digital economy would suffer significant sales losses if the UK votes to leave ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

05 Aug Starhub Q2 2021
05 Aug Uniti Group Q2
05 Aug OTE Q2
05 Aug FireEye Q2
05 Aug InterDigital Q2
05 Aug Switch Q2 2021
05 Aug Cogent Communications Q2 2021
05 Aug BCE Q2 2021
05 Aug Gogo Q2 2021
05 Aug CommScope Q2
05 Aug DigitalBridge Q2
05 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2
05 Aug Tucows Q2 2021
05 Aug WideOpenWest (Wow) Q2
05 Aug Vonage Q2 2021
05 Aug United Internet Q2 2021
05 Aug Swisscom Q2 2021
05 Aug Viasat fiscal Q1
05 Aug ON Semiconductor analysts meeting
05 Aug Frontier Communications investors meeting
05 Aug FCC meeting
06 Aug NTT fiscal Q1
06 Aug RTL Group Q2 2021
06 Aug TDS, US Cellular Q2 2021
06 Aug PCCW H1 results
09 Aug Sohu.com Q2 2021
09 Aug Cable One Q2 2021
09 Aug Synchronoss Technologies Q2 2021
09 Aug Ceva Q2 2021
09 Aug Turk Telekom Q2 2021
::: More Calendar Items