The UK’s communications industry regulator, Ofcom, released its annual report on the global communications market yesterday. It’s long—more than 400 pages, and with more than 100 charts. Here are some of the most interesting.
Credit to Andreessen Horowitz’s Benedict Evans for spotting the report and highlighting some of these trends on Twitter.
Japan watches the top five TV channels and little else
Americans watch the most TV overall
Internet videos are watched the most on laptops or desktops
SMS messaging is dying, except in France
China has the most land lines
But Americans clock the most time on land lines
Revenue per mobile connection is down, except in the US and Holland
Among online shoppers, UK customers spend the most per person
Advertisers are starting to realize we spend a lot of time on the web