Apple Reigns Supreme According to Gogo In-Flight Internet Usage Stats
March 8, 2013 7:54 AM
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Apple rules above the clouds
Gogo is one of the most popular and successful in-flight internet service providers in the world. Now, the company has given some statistics on devices used to connect to its in-flight networks.
The statistics show that 67% of the devices used to connect to Gogo during flights are smartphones and tablets. Tablets are the most preferred device connecting to its network at 35 percent, followed by laptop at 33 percent and smartphones at 33 percent.
The most common mobile operating system that connects to the network during flights comes from Apple with the iPad being the most common device overall. 84% of all devices that connect to the Gogo network during the flight run iOS while 16% use Android.
BlackBerry and Windows Phone/Mobile devices each make up less than 1% of in-flight connections.
The most common task performed using these devices in-flight is average web surfing. Gogo says that passengers are accessing their personal e-mail accounts, using social media sites, checking sports scores, and shopping. Business travelers more often use their work e-mail and finalize reports, listing those two activities as their most frequent tasks during the flight.
With Apple devices so popular during flights, it would come as no surprise that Safari is the most popular browser to access Gogo networks. The second most popular browser is Internet Explorer followed by Chrome and Firefox.
While Apple devices are the most common that access Gogo in-flight, Android is catching up. In 2011, only 3.2% of devices accessing the network were Android and so far in 2013, Android accounted for 16% of usage.
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RE: What's Being Measured Here?
3/8/2013 4:59:33 PM
"why not show me the same courtesy and if you are not interested in what I am talking about just move on rather than feeling compelled to disrupt the discussion"
Pfapf, to the highest possible extent. Every discussion that goes on here about any company that you feel is a threat to Apple gets interrupted with your pre-determined drivel. You jump into any conversation about Google or Samsung and throw in totally unrelated crap to try and change the subject make them appear worse and Apple better in any and all situations... Everyone here sees that Tony. You are as much of a hippocrit as the company you defend. The very thought you YOU saying anyone else "disrupts" the conversation is laughable. Again, years worth of your posts proves it.
“And I don't know why [Apple is] acting like it’s superior. I don't even get it. What are they trying to say?” -- Bill Gates on the Mac ads
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