Mobile takes the cake, online messaging closing gap with SMS

Mobile calls are more common than landline calls, and older Flemings are making more mobile calls than ever this year. E-mail is still a popular means of communication, although the youngest age segment rarely checks e-mail on a daily basis. SMS remains the most popular messaging platform, with messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and Snapchat quickly closing the gap in 2016, especially among the youngest Flemings.

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About digimeter


Prof. Dr. Lieven De Marez

Head of imec - Ghent University - MICT

Each year since 2009, imec releases the digimeter report, revealing new insights into media and technology adoption, use rate and opinion trends among citizens of Flanders. A singular research project, digiMeter brings valuable information about Flemish media users available to institutions, companies and the general public. 

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