Lost In Mobile

Shaun McGill

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Lost In Mobile is the continuation of PDA-247 which, under various names, provided news, reviews and commentary on the mobile world for 10 years.

I have been writing about the mobile industry, mobile products, apps and everything else in between and beyond for more than 10 years, and currently write freelance for Imagine Publishing, PDair and also undertake one-off projects upon request.

I welcome your comments and thoughts and if you want to get in touch, please do so via the email address or phone number above.

Thanks for stopping by.

Shaun McGill

More 4G use in 6 months than in 8 years

Since its 4G launch in August 2013, O2 has amassed over one million 4G customers. Those customers used more data in the 4G network’s first six months than the entire O2 network carried between 2000 and 2008, demonstrating the unprecedented demand for fast and seamless data services... More at LightReading.

I'm trying to get my head around this statement. It sounds great, but it also feels contrived because back in 2008 not too many people were using mobile data and even less in 2007, 2006 and so on. I think the statement is a trick and would argue that 3G usage in 2009 alone was higher than in 2000-2008 combined.