Mobile Future

Spalter: A Mobile Connection for the Hispanic Community

Mobile Future Chairman Jonathan Spalter just published a Huffington Post entry that highlights Mobile Future’s latest white paper on mobile broadband usage in the Hispanic community.

Ask someone who the biggest users of data services are on mobile phones, and you’ll get predictable answers including Gen X, Gen Y, and businesspeople.  All true but there’s a far more interesting – and overlooked – group to add: Hispanic Americans.  That raises a key issue for upcoming Congressional debates over health care and the economy.

This week, The Hispanic Institute and Mobile Future published a remarkable study of Hispanic Americans’ adoption of mobile technology.  The facts are truly compelling.  More than half of America’s Hispanic population uses the mobile Internet, compared to about a third of whites.

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