Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Quiz: Test Your Mobile and Wireless Smarts

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 04-11-2011

How many wireless subscriber connections are there in the U.S. (as of December 2010)?

A. 255.6 millionB. 302.9 millionC. 455.3 millionD. None of the above

How many wireless subscriber connections are there in the U.S. (as of December 2010)?

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B. 302.9 million, up 6 percent from 2009.

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What was the wireless penetration rate in the U.S. in 2010?

A. 75 percentB. 83 percentC. 91 percentD. 96 percent

What was the wireless penetration rate in the U.S. in 2010?

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D. 96 percent, up from 91.2 percent in 2009.

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How many wireless minutes did U.S. customers use in 2010?

A. 2.24 trillionB. 3.22 trillionC. 4.16 trillionD. 5.67 trillion

How many wireless minutes did U.S. customers use in 2010?

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A. 2.24 trillion, down slightly from 2009.

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How many SMS communications were sent and received by U.S. wireless customers in 2010?

A. 1.13 trillionB. 1.76 trillionC. 2.05 trillionD. 3.45 trillion

How many SMS communications were sent and received by U.S. wireless customers in 2010?

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C. 2.05 trillion, up sharply from 1.56 trillion in 2009. (Messaging is a likely contributing factor to the slight decline in minutes needed. MMS use has increased as well, from 34 billion in 2009 to 56.6 billion in 2010.)

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How much was the average monthly bill for U.S. wireless customers in 2010 (including voice and data)?

A. $47.21B. $48.16C. $55.31D. $73.76

How much was the average monthly bill for U.S. wireless customers in 2010 (including voice and data)?

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A. $47.21. Choice "B", $48.16, was the average for 2009.

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How many active smartphones were there in the U.S. as of December 2010?

A. 45.4 millionB. 67.4 millionC. 78.2 millionD. 93.7 million

How many active smartphones were there in the U.S. as of December 2010?

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C. 78.2 million, up from 49.8 million in 2009.

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How many wireless-enabled tablets, laptops and modems were in use in the U.S. as of December 2010?

A. 5.6 millionB. 7.5 millionC. 9.2 millionD. 13.6 million

How many wireless-enabled tablets, laptops and modems were in use in the U.S. as of December 2010?

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D. 13.6 million, up from 11.9 million in 2009.

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