US mobile internet use is rapidly expanding

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Americans are rapidly embracing mobile internet devices such as smartphones and tablet computers for a range of activities beyond just voice communications, such as checking email and using social networks, according to a new report from the US Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NTIA
Countries: United States
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