Wireless Industry Statistics 1997-2012
Since 1997, the wireless industry has exploded with exponential growth. Every measurable area: minutes used, 911 emergency calls, text messaging, and data consumed has exploded. Among the many staggering statistics is the rapid growth of a new category, wireless-only households, where there is only a cell phone and no traditional land line.
The statistics on this page are based upon the data reported by the CTIA at: http://ctia.org/media/industry_info/index.cfm/AID/10323
The following graphic on wireless subscribers indicates the number of active devices, including smartphones, feature phones, tablets, hotspots, etc.
Aided by the convenience and constant access provided by mobile devices, especially...