KPN network handles twice as many mobile data traffic during New Year




KPN customers have around the turn twice as much data over the mobile network provider burned as last year. The peak was around 00:40. Vodafone was the consumption around old and new 114 percent higher.

The duplication of data usage during 22:00 and 04:00 from Thursday to Friday, according to KPN is in line with the trend of 2015. Thus, the provider points out that in the third quarter of 2015, the average data usage on 1,3GB per month, whereas in 2014 was 620MB. Thereby rejected KPN 4g and the emergence of smartphones with large screens and better cameras as causes.

Compared to a normal day is the data usage at KPN 40 percent higher. How much data exactly burned in the New Year’s Eve is the provider not known. However, the growth was lower than in the previous New Year’s Eve: last year, there was a tripling. KPN customers sent five million text messages, where 6 million last year and the year before was 8.5 million. The number of mobile calls is three years in a row on five million.

Earlier on Friday made ​​Vodafone known observed to have an increase in the data consumption of 114 percent at its 4G network. T-Mobile and Tele2 have no announcements yet about consumption made during the New Year.



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