Google Internet Trends "Mobile Broadband Subscribers Will Hit 1 Billion by the End of 2011"

Google has published the most current insights on Google Internet Stats:Christmas 2010Boxing day was the busiest day of 2010 for online retailers in the UK, with visits to websites around 12% higher than before Christmas.Experian Hitwise as cited by MediaTel, January 2011UK consumers spent £6.8bn online in December which equates to approximately £111 per shopper.IMRG […]

Google has published the most current insights on Google Internet Stats:

Christmas 2010

  • Boxing day was the busiest day of 2010 for online retailers in the UK, with visits to websites around 12% higher than before Christmas.
    Experian Hitwise as cited by MediaTel, January 2011
  • UK consumers spent £6.8bn online in December which equates to approximately £111 per shopper.
    IMRG as cited by Marketingmagazine.co.uk, January 2011
  • Total UK online sales reached £58.8bn by the end of 2010 - an 18% increase on 2009. It is predicted that this total will reach £69bn by the end of 2011.
    IMRG as cited by Marketingmagazine.co.uk, January 2011

    Global Trends

    • Worldwide internet traffic grew 62% in 2010. The regions experiencing the fastest year on year growth were Eastern Europe and India/South Asia, where average traffic growth exceeded 100%, and the Middle East, where traffic rose just under 100%.
      Telegeography, October 2010
    • Global advertising spend in measured media is expected to exceed $500 billion for the first time ever in 2011. Online ad spend is expected to hit $82 billion.
      GroupM, December 2010

      Internet Connected Devices

      • Worldwide tablet sales are predicted to grow by more than 400% over a two-year period, reaching 81.3 million units in 2012.
        eMarketer, December 2010
      • Nearly 1 in 5 UK tablet users (19%) make online purchases using the device.
        eMarketer, December 2010
      • 350 million internet-enabled television sets are expected to be sold worldwide by 2015.
        Parks Associates, January 2011

        Mobile

        • More children can use a smartphone (19%) than can tie their own shoelaces (9%).
          AVG as cited by TechEye, January 2011
        • It's estimated that the number of mobile broadband subscribers will hit 1 billion by the end of 2011 (up from 500 million in 2010).
          Ericsson as cited by ReadWriteWeb, January 2011
        • 1 in 3 customers surveyed said they would like to have "click to call" services integrated into operators websites, to make contact simpler and easier when issues arise.
          ATG as cited by Digitalstrategyconsulting.com, November 2010

        More Info: Google Internet Stats

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