The French stuck to their smartphones during the containment - The Point

without being able to go outside and to without doubt keep abreast continuously of the news, the French have a lot more used their smartphone than is normal for

The French stuck to their smartphones during the containment - The Point

without being able to go outside and to without doubt keep abreast continuously of the news, the French have a lot more used their smartphone than is normal for the containment, as revealed by a study of the american firm AppAnnie, relayed by BFM T. As everywhere in Europe, France has seen the use of the smartphone jump of 25 %.

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Italy and Spain have, respectively, an increase of 39 % and 37 %. The movement restrictions and sanitary measures have pushed the French to change their habits of consumption. According to the american law firm, this increased use of the smartphone could settle in. If increases are expected, the numbers are expected to stabilize thereafter.

The internet traffic has also jumped

The same effects have been observed in China, where the use of smartphone has increased by 30 %. According to a study by Médiamétrie, the French were on their phone in an average of 2 hours and 12 minutes per day in the year 2019. During the confinement, this time is spent 2.9 hours. The Chinese are the ones spent 4.1 hours per day on a phone screen to 5 hours per day.

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another study conducted by the american company Netscout, which specializes in the protection of networks, had also shown that the internet traffic had increased by 30 % in the containment, compared to the year 2019. The VOD platforms and online video games in particular have largely contributed to the explosion of the use of the internet. For social networks, the increase of around 121 % in march and 155 % in April. Numbers that can be explained easily by the absence of social relationships, the physical and the boom of video conferencing applications such as Zoom or Houseparty.

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Updated Date: 27 May 2020, 22:33

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