Some key facts contained in the CTIA ex parte:
- The United States still has the lowest cost per minute and the highest minutes of use of all 26 OECD ranked countries.
- Over 630 different handset are sold in the United States and consumers have access to over 40,000 applications sold through four newly created app stores. Three more stores and more than 20,000 additional applications are planned to launch this year.
- The United States has a higher percentage of consumers actively using mobile Internet capabilities than any other country measured. Additionally, more than half of all U.S. wireless consumers utilize a data plan on their phones and U.S. wireless web use accounts for 29.3% of all mobile web access worldwide.