Houston – Smartphones operating on Verizon Wireless’ (NYSE: VZ) network
are on average consuming 25% more data monthly than iPhones (NASD: AAPL) on AT&T’s (NYSE: T)
network, according to a report from Validas.

Average data consumption by
Verizon smartphones is 421 MB per month, compared with 338 MB per month for
AT&T iPhones.

"The key detail in this study that drives the average is
that, by percentage, nearly twice as many Verizon Wireless Smartphone users are
consuming 500 megabytes to 1 gigabyte per month compared to AT&T iPhone
users," said Ed Finegold, EVP of analytics at Validas.

More than 11% of Verizon
smartphone users fall into this category, versus just 5.6% of iPhone users.

found that more than 4% of Verizon smartphones consumer over 2GB of data per
month, versus 1.6% of iPhones, while just two-tenths of 1% of both Verizon
smartphones and iPhones use more than 5GB per month.


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