It seems that many of those with spare time over the holidays dedicated it to posting selfies and keeping up to date with their friends holidays antics. Mobidia app usage data showed a jump in the average time spent in the Facebook app over December with the average user spending over 11 hours posting and browsing through their newsfeed. Meanwhile it appeared Instagram didn’t see much of spike in “foodstagramming" nor did twitter users feel the need to spend more time tweeting.
It is a big week-end for American football fans with 4 NFL teams competing for a spot in the Superbowl. So we thought it would be interesting to look at the fans' usage of their most popular team apps. We took at look at the most used applications for each team and pulled some data from our global mobile app usage set. Not surprisingly, the most usage of these apps occur during the season with peak usage up as high as a couple hours of use per month.
LTE continues to drive more usage of mobile data and LTE-enabled devices, some of the best on the market, are likely also driving more Wi-Fi usage - along with a number of other factors. We recently looked at network usage of US subscribers in Q3 2014 and summarized some high-level points in a doc available here. This analysis is not quite as deep as some of our previous whitepapers but still has some interesting data points. As always, we have lots of data behind these charts, available for historical perspectives and, more importantly, for understanding where trends are heading.
Mobidia has just released some new industry insights for October, including the average number of games played by iPhone and Android users. In September we saw android users were using more apps than those with an iPhone, similarly our October data shows android users also play more games than iPhone users.