Teens send lots of texts

Ofcom’s annual Communications Market Report for 2005 puts figures to the intuition behind statements of the bleedin’ obvious about consumer usage of and attitudes to communications services. For instance, “TV is of declining interest to many 16-24 year olds” who spend more time on the web – social networking websites, blogs, message boards. “The same group also uses mobile phones extensively, on average making seven more calls and sending 42 more texts per week than the wider UK population.”