Boingo Mobile, provider of Wi-Fi networks to mobile handsets with over 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, has shared some interesting statistics about the iPhone and iPod Touch Wi-Fi usage. Boingo says that there is heavy access from iPhones and iPod touches with the combination representing nearly a quarter of all access, at 23 percent. The figure puts Apple handhelds ahead of both Mac- and Windows Vista-based computers, and second only to Windows XP systems. |
Between May 2008 and May 2009, unique iPhone visitors rose 380 percent, landing the iPhone in first place in terms of fastest growth -- Nokia's E-series smartphones ranked second, at 372 percent. Present usage numbers see iPhones and Touches accessing the Boingo network for an average of 292 minutes per month, up 28 percent since January. Boingo charges only $7.95 USD for Unlimited Wi-Fi Access in more than 70 countries around the world.