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Vol1: Managing The Hype - The Reality of Mobile in Canada - Appendix

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Delvinia’s 2009-2010 study of Canadian mobile behaviours conducted through AskingCanadians™, revealed that most mobile owners don’t appear to be using the more advanced features that mobile providers tout and marketers dream of
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Vol1: Managing The Hype - The Reality of Mobile in Canada - Appendix

  1. 1. Issue April 2010 Appendix Managing the Hype: T reality of mobile he in Canada Insights for your business
  2. 2. Total smartphone ownership 38% 33% 26% 15% NGen GenX Boomers 65+ Type of smartphone ownership by generation NGen 14% 10% 16% 62% GenX 14% 4% 17% 67% Boomers 8% 3% 17% 74% 65+ 2% 4% 9% 85% Blackberry iPhone Other smartphone None of the above
  3. 3. Mobile GPS awareness by generation NGen 62% 27% 11% GenX 49% 40%10% Boomers 49% 39% 12% 65+ 26% 58% 16% Yes No Don’t know/not sure Have you enabled the GPS feature on your mobile and used it to locate your position on a map? NGen 5% 10% 28% 16% 0% 41% GenX 6% 9% 12% 21% 0% 52% Boomers 3%3% 15% 15% 2% 61% 65+ 0% 100% Every day Several times a week Several times a month Several times Used it but not anymore Never used it a year or less
  4. 4. Never downloaded a mobile application (Total Canada) 95% 64% 50% 32% 36% NGen GenX Boomers 65+ Total Mobile applications vs. websites optimized for mobile by smartphone type 67% 58% 53% 47% 42% 33% I prefer a permanent application that I prefer to access a website optimized accesses information right on my device for my mobile's internet browser Blackberry iPhone Other smartphone
  5. 5. Types of mobile applications downloaded (Total Canada) 32% 22% 21% 21% 15% 10% 9% 7% 6% 5% 4% Games Social Music Entertainment News Productivity Health Work- Travelling Finance Student- networking / & & related & related Instant Reference Fitness/ money messaging (e.g. calendar) Lifestyle management Mobile applications vs. websites optimized for mobile by generation NGen 60% 40% GenX 55% 45% Boomers 59% 41% 65+ 53% 47% I would prefer to have a permanent application I would prefer to access a website that accessed the information optimized for my mobile device’s I wanted right on my device internet browser
  6. 6. I'm on my way to a store for the first time and I'm not exactly sure where it is located, so I... NGen 12% 62% 26% GenX 15% 45% 40% Boomers 12% 43% 45% 65+ 5% 16% 79% Type the URL of the store’s website directly into the web browser on my mobile device Type the store name into the browser on my mobile device and go to, for example, Google maps to look for the exact store location Other
  7. 7. To what extent do each of the following statements about mobile cameas sound like you (Total Canada) I take pictures with my mobile when I'm out with friends in social situations (like parties, restaurants, and bars) 19% 21% 21% 10% 29% I take pictures with my mobile to capture information that I want to refer back to at a later time or date (like the features or the price of a product) 19% 20% 19% 14% 28% I take pictures on my mobile phone and use them to describe or explain a thing or situation to someone 15% 23% 22%10% 30% I take pictures with my mobile to take pictures of live events, like concerts and sporting events 17% 15% 25% 12% 31% I take pictures with my mobile when I'm shopping to get feedback on a potential purchase from someone who isn't with me 14% 13% 19% 12% 42% My mobile camera is my primary camera - I use it more than any other camera 10%6%14% 14% 56% 5 Sounds like me a lot 4 3 Neutral 2 1 Sounds nothing like me In which of the following ways, if any, do you share the pictures you take using your mobile device with other people (Total Canada) Show pictures on my mobile to others in person 59% Don’t share pictures taken with my mobile 31% Send pictures from mobile via email 24% Send pictures from mobile via MMS 18% Post pictures from my mobile to Facebook 15% Post pictures from my mobile elsewhere online 5% Post pictures from my mobile to Twitter 1%
  8. 8. Don’t play games on mobile device (Total Canada) 89% 63% 40% 34% NGen GenX Boomers 65+ Ways in which games are played on mobile devices (Total Canada) 47% 10% 1% Play games Let others (e.g. my Play networked by myself children) play games games with others
  9. 9. Don’t use mobile device when at home (Total Canada) 63% 41% 24% 11% NGen GenX Boomers 65+ Reasons for mobile use when at home (Total Canada) Mobile device contains contacts 43% Use the organizer/calendar/clock 33% Play games on mobile 16% Browse online from mobile 16% Don’t have a landline 15% Check /update Facebook or Twitter 15%
  10. 10. Ways in which games are played on mobile devices (by Generation) 65% 54% 34% 16% 6% 9% 5% 5% 2% 1% 1% 0% Play games by myself Let others (e.g. my child) Play networked games play games with others Ngen GenX Boomers 65+ Own a mobile phone of any kind 95% NGen 99% 96% GenX 98% Boomers 86% 88% 77% 65+ 87% 2008 2009
  11. 11. NGen mobile device use Phone calls 92% Clock /alarm 77% Text messaging 76% Camera 67% Calendar/agenda / organizer 55% Email 37% MP3’s / music / videos 30% Picture / video messaging 29% Instant messaging / 26% Blackberry messenger Web browsing 25% Downloading (games, ringtones, etc) 24% Facebook mobile 22% GPS or mapping services 21% Search 20% Emergencies only 13% Contests/promotions 8% Subscriptions / alerts 7% Twitter mobile 6% 2009
  12. 12. GenX mobile device use Phone calls 91% Clock /alarm 61% Text messaging 59% Camera 56% Calendar/agenda / organizer 43% Email 33% MP3’s / music / videos 22% Picture / video messaging 21% Instant messaging / Blackberry messenger 21% Web browsing 17% Downloading (games, ringtones, etc) 17% Facebook mobile 13% GPS or mapping services 16% Search 14% Emergencies only 18% Contests/promotions 6% Subscriptions / alerts 4% Twitter mobile 3% 2009
  13. 13. Boomers mobile device use Phone calls 88% Clock /alarm 44% Text messaging 38% Camera 44% Calendar/agenda / organizer 30% Email 21% MP3’s / music / videos 9% Picture / video messaging 10% Instant messaging / Blackberry messenger 13% Web browsing 8% Downloading (games, ringtones, etc) 7% Facebook mobile 4% GPS or mapping services 9% Search 8% Emergencies only 22% Contests/promotions 4% Subscriptions / alerts 3% Twitter mobile 1% 2009
  14. 14. 65+ mobile device use Phone calls 81% Clock /alarm 27% Text messaging 16% Camera 29% Calendar/agenda / organizer 19% Email 19% MP3’s / music / videos 5% Picture / video messaging 5% Instant messaging / Blackberry messenger 6% Web browsing 4% Downloading (games, 4% ringtones, etc) Facebook mobile 3% GPS or mapping services 11% Search 6% Emergencies only 36% Contests/promotions 4% Subscriptions / alerts 2% Twitter mobile 0% 2009
  15. 15. Where do you use your mobile (NGen vs. Boomers) Home 91% 76% While shopping 79% 65% Work 75% 55% In transit (as a passenger) 66% 41% 60% At a bar or restaurant 30% 39% In transit (as the driver) 27% On a business trip or 34% vacation 32% In a movie theater 24% 4% 23% School 4% 15% In a business meeting 12% NGen Boomers
  16. 16. Why do you text message (NGen vs. Boomers) Make plans with friends 81% 47% Update family on whereabouts/plans 64% 70% Save on long distance charges 48% 39% Asked someone out on a date / 24% accepted a date 11% Confirm a business meeting 17% 21% Entered a contest or a promotion 11% 4% Interacted with a TV show like 2% Canadian /American Idol) 1% NGen Boomers
  17. 17. If it meant that you received a discount or some other attractive offer for rate reduction on your payment plan, would you be willing to receive ads on your mobile device? NGen 25% 38% 29% 8% GenX 15% 50% 24% 11% Boomers 9% 50% 20% 21% 65+ 5% 46% 12% 37% Yes No Unsure I don’t own a mobile device When I ask for mobile alerts for a specific product, I receive a text message when stores that sell that product are nearby NGen 28% 7% 7% 6% 18% 10% 9% 7% 3% 5% GenX 27% 9% 8% 10% 17% 8% 7% 6% 3% 4% Boomers 33% 9% 9% 8% 15% 9% 7% 5% 2%3% 65+ 49% 9% 8% 3% 16% 2%3%3%1%3% 1-Like 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10-Dislike
  18. 18. I receive product advertisements via my mobile that are most likely appealing to me NGen 24% 10% 6% 8% 17% 11% 9% 7% 4% 4% GenX 24% 10% 6% 8% 20% 9% 7% 7% 3% 5% Boomers 28% 8% 9% 7% 18% 9% 7% 6% 4% 4% 65+ 37% 9% 10% 3% 18% 6% 3% 7% 2% 3% 1-Like 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10-Dislike I receive mobile coupons for products that are most likely appealing to me NGen 22% 7% 5% 6% 17% 11% 10% 9% 5% 7% GenX 21% 9% 7% 7% 18% 11% 10% 8% 3% 6% Boomers 27% 8% 7% 5% 20% 9% 8% 7% 4% 4% 65+ 39% 9% 10% 6% 16% 3% 3% 5% 3% 5% 1-Like 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10-Dislike
  19. 19. In which of the following ways do you use your mobile device? Male Female Total Phone calls 90% 89% 89% Text messaging 52% 52% 52% Picture /video messaging 18% 17% 18% Camera 53% 52% 52% Contest /promotions 6% 4% 5% Downloading (ringtones, games, etc) 15% 13% 14% Email 34% 23% 28% GPS or mapping services 19% 10% 14% Mobile coupons 2% 1% 2% Subscriptions /alerts 6% 2% 4% Voting /polling 3% 1% 2% Web browsing 19% 11% 15% Search 16% 10% 13% MP3’s /music/videos 22% 13% 18% Clock /alarm 57% 54% 56% Calendar/agenda /organizer 45% 35% 40% Instant messaging/Blackberry messenger 21% 15% 18% Facebook mobile 13% 9% 11% Twitter mobile 4% 2% 3% Emergencies only 17% 21% 19% Other features: 2% 1% 2% Males are bigger users of email, GPS, browsing, search, music/videos, calendar, IM and Facebook mobile
  20. 20. Smartphone ownership Male 33% Female 25% Total 29% More men own smartphones WITHOUT actually checking, do you know if there is a GPS feature on your mobile device? Male Female Total Yes 55% 47% 52% No 38% 36% 37% Don’t Know / Not sure 7% 17% 11% More women are unsure whether their mobiles are GPS equipped Have you enabled the GPS feature on your mobile and used it to locate your position on a map? Male Female Total I use it every day 4% 5% 4% I use it several times a week 6% 8% 7% I use it several times a month 22% 15% 19% I use it several times a year or less 14% 20% 16% I used to use it but don’t anymore 1% 0% 1% No and I’ve never used it 53% 52% 53% Males more likely to use GPS monthly Females slightly more likely to use GPS weekly or daily
  21. 21. Assuming you wanted to access information using your mobile device, in general, which of the following would be a more appealing way to do it for you? Male Female Total I would prefer to have a permanent 65% 49% 58% application that accessed the information I wanted right on my device I would prefer to go access a website optimized 35% 51% 42% for my mobile device’s internet browser Males prefer apps, females prefer websites Which of the following types of applications (also called "apps"), if any, have you downloaded for use on your mobile device? Select all that apply: Male Female Total I’ve never downloaded any applications to my mobile 51% 48% 50% In which of the following ways, if any, do you play games on your mobile device? Male Female Total I don’t play games on my mobile device 51% 50% 50% I play games by myself on my mobile device 47% 46% 47% 1% 1% 1% I play networked games with others on my mobile device 8% 12% 10% I let others (e.g. my child) play games on my mobile device
  22. 22. Which of the following types of applications (also called "apps"), if any, have you downloaded for use on your mobile device? Select all that apply: Male Female Total Entertainment 23% 18% 21% Finance and money management 6% 4% 5% Games 36% 32% 34% Health and fitness / lifestyle 8% 9% 9% Music 20% 23% 21% News 18% 11% 15% Productivity and reference (e.g calen- 10% 11% 10% dar) 23% 21% 22% Social networking/ Instant messaging 5% 2% 4% Student-related 7% 4% 6% Travelling 7% 6% 7% Work-related 3% 4% 3% More males download entertainment & news apps
  23. 23. To what extent does each of the following statements about mobile cameras sound like you? Male Female Total I take pictures with my mobile when I'm out with friends in social situations (like parties, restaurants and bars). 1 Sounds nothing like me 28% 31% 29% 2 9% 11% 10% 3 Neutral 27% 13% 21% 4 21% 22% 21% 5 Sounds like me a lot 16% 23% 19% I take pictures with my mobile to take pictures of live events, like concerts and sporting events. 1 Sounds nothing like me 31% 31% 31% 2 13% 11% 12% 3 Neutral 24% 26% 25% 4 13% 16% 15% 5 Sounds like me a lot 18% 16% 17% I take pictures on my mobile phone and use them to describe or explain a thing or situation to someone. 1 Sounds nothing like me 26% 34% 30% 2 8% 13% 10% 3 Neutral 25% 19% 22% 4 26% 18% 23% 5 Sounds like me a lot 15% 16% 15% My mobile camera is my primary camera - I use it more than any other camera. 1 Sounds nothing like me 51% 62% 56% 2 13% 15% 14% 3 Neutral 16% 11% 14% 4 6% 6% 6% 5 Sounds like me a lot 13% 7% 10% I take pictures with my mobile when I'm shopping to get feedback on a potential purchase from someone who isn't with me 1 Sounds nothing like me 42% 42% 42% 2 12% 11% 12% 3 Neutral 20% 17% 19% 4 11% 16% 13% 5 Sounds like me a lot 15% 14% 14% I take pictures with my mobile to capture information that I want to refer back to at a later time or date (like the features or the price of a product). 1 Sounds nothing like me 24% 33% 28% 2 13% 15% 14% 3 Neutral 22% 15% 19% 4 22% 18% 20% 5 Sounds like me a lot 19% 20% 19% More females take pics of friends in social situations Men more likely to take pics with mobile to describe a thing/situation Men more likely to consider it their primary camera Men more likely to take pic to refer back to something
  24. 24. In which of the following ways, if any, do you share the pictures you take using your mobile device with other people? Select all that apply: Male Female Total I don’t share pictures I take with my mobile device 34% 27% 31% I show pictures to others in person on my mobile 58% 61% 59% device itself I send pictures directly from my mobile device by email 24% 25% 24% (not including text/picture messages / MMS) I send pictures directly from my mobile device with 14% 22% 18% Text/picture messages (MMS) I post pictures directly from my mobile device to Twitter 1% 1% 1% I post pictures directly from my mobile device to 15% 16% 15% Facebook /Social networking/Instant messaging I post pictures directly from my mobile device 5% 4% 5% elsewhere online Fewer men share mobile pics More females text/ MMS pics to others In which of the following ways, if any, do you play games on your mobile device? Male Female Total I don’t play games on my mobile device 51% 50% 50% I play games by myself on my mobile device 47% 46% 47% 1% 1% 1% I play networked games with others on my mobile device 8% 12% 10% I let others (e.g. my child) play games on my mobile device

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