Smartphone penetration hits 63% in Malaysia

  • TECH
  • Thursday, 12 Sep 2013

Besides voice calls and SMS, the need to connect to the Internet is one of the key drivers for buying a smartphone, said Afrizal Abdul Rahim, Ericsson (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd regional head for its ConsumerLab.

“There is a clear change in mobile data usage. Users now prefer instant messaging, social networking and video streaming,” he said.

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