Data Used by Mobile App Downloads Surged 52% During COVID-19

A sharp rise in consumer adoption of mobile apps during the global COVID-19 pandemic precipitated a significant increase in internet bandwidth consumption around the globe.

The amount of data used for first-time installs of the top 250 mobile apps worldwide in Q1 2020 grew 34% from Q1 2019 to 596 petabytes, or 596 million gigabytes, and was up 52% from the three-year average of 391 petabytes for the first quarter.

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