According to a recent survey, Italy has recorded a mobile internet penetration of 13%, subscribers who connect to internet using their mobile phones at least once a month. The survey reveals that 6 million mobile subscribers connect their mobile handsets around 10 times a month and for an average duration of 11 minutes. 90% of the total web users mostly visited their operatorís portal, whereas more than 50% used for emails and 1/3rd of the total visited the news sites.
A strong growth in mobile connections to social network sites was also registered, at 14% of users, up 10% from 2008, 80% of which visited Facebook.
Source: Wireless Federation.