Young Spaniards: ‘Is it better not to call when you are abroad?’

Posted on 9/11/2015 by Communication Team

Summer is ending and we’re wondering how young Spaniards have been using their cell phones: calling more or less than other years, connecting to the internet when abroad or not, disconnecting during the holidays… These are the results we’ve obtained:

Half of those surveyed confirm that they never disconnect their cell phone during their holiday (53%), compared with 3% who do and 44% who disconnect it “for short whiles.”

Of the 17.7% of people surveyed who went abroad, more than half (64.5%, representing 11.5% of the total number) indicated that they avoid making calls outside of Spain as they are very expensive, while only 23.7% (4% of the total number surveyed) said that they made more calls than in other years. The rest made calls, but less than previous years.

The 35.5% of surveyed individuals who said they did make calls while on holiday abroad highlighted that the majority of calls were Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls. A total of 59.4% of those calls were made using the internet, meaning that the use of new technology in this field is a reality today, given that the number of VoIP calls surpasses that of traditional calls.

If you would like to read the whole report, click here.

Young Spaniards know what wearables are but don’t use them

Posted on 7/29/2015 by Communications Team

The results of the latest study we have conducted in collaboration with IPSOS reveal that nearly 62% of young people know what wearables are but only 29.5% of those who know what they are (equivalent to 18.2% of all respondents) claim to have one.

Among the things these devices are used for, monitoring health information and sports account for 86.4%. All the study results can be found at this link.

The operator of the future won’t need a SIM card to make calls or connect to the internet

Posted on 2/25/2015 by Communications Team

That’s what young Spaniards aged between 16 and 35 years of age believe, according to the results of the latest survey we conducted in collaboration with IPSOS.

71.3% of respondents claimed to know the meaning of the term “cloud telephony”, which goes to show young people’s interest in new tehnology and the communication of the future.

When asked about VoIP calls, they couldn’t decide whether these are the calls of the present or the future, as they’re already a reality. And talking of the future, those surveyed suggested that next up for the latest generation of smartphones would be the following: no need for a built-in SIM card to make calls or connect to the internet, devices with an infinite battery life and holographic video calls.

All the results of the study are available here (Spanish version).

Young people and the cell phone in 2014 at a glance

Posted on 1/16/2015 by Communications team

Today we are presenting, in collaboration with IPSOS, a snapshot of how young people in Spain use and connect to the internet from their cell phones, and these are some of the results:

90% of respondents use chat apps on a daily basis. Indeed, almost 70% said they had over 10 apps on their smartphone and 99% claimed to have installed some form of instant messaging app.

In 2014, 80% of those surveyed who use their cell phone to hook up said that they had met someone they liked via mobile applications, but they don’t trust the profile photos that their hookups post on social and chat networks.

Young people in Spain are in no doubt; coverage (70%), not being locked into a contract (68%) and good customer service (53%) are the most important factors to consider when changing mobile operator.

The complete report can be found here.

75% of young Spaniards celebrated the holidays via chat

Posted on 1/07/2015 by Communications Team

Today we present the results of the latest study carried out by Tuenti Móvil in collaboration with IPSOS that reveal how respondents celebrated this Christmas and New Year: 75% of those surveyed did so via chat using images, emoticons, inspirational phrases or New Year’s resolutions. 12% said that they still send cards and 2% use SMS. On the other hand, 8% of those surveyed confessed to being a Grinch and not celebrating Christmas.

34% of respondents claimed that group chats are the best way to celebrate Christmas, 22% preferred GIFs (animations), while 19% opted for memes (images) as the best way to reflect the essence of these holidays on their cell phone. Without a doubt, any of these expressions offer clear evidence of the intense use of cell phones and internet in our daily lives.

All the results of the study are available here.

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