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Data costs limit mobile-video consumption: Ericsson

Media | 09/03/2015 8:16 pm EDT

A new report from Ericsson AB shows that while people are increasingly consuming video on mobile devices, the cost of data limits many from taking advantage of what the technology makes possible. The report released Thursday from Ericsson's ConsumerLab division — based on research involving more than 22,500 people in 20 countries including Canada and the United States — said there has been a 71 per cent increase in the number of people viewing video on smartphones since 2011. Other points of data in its report were that 86 per cent of smartphone users in the U.S. use their...