36% of personal calls are made from cellphones

The mobile device users surveyed by IDC said 36% of their personal calls from home are made from a cellphone and their monthly expenditure on mobile phone service is higher than spending on either broadband, cable or satellite TV, or landline phone services. The IDC survey found that a Wi-Fi connection is the most popular way for mobile consumers to connect to the Net.

The mobile device users surveyed by IDC said 36% of their personal calls from home are made from a cellphone and their monthly expenditure on mobile phone service is higher than spending on either broadband, cable or satellite TV, or landline phone services. The IDC survey found that a Wi-Fi connection is the most popular way for mobile consumers to connect to the Net. They use it largely for email, news and Web surfing. In addition, 32% of respondents said they would prefer not to use instant messaging on their cellular device.