Last week comScore released its data on the U.S. mobile and smartphone market, details of which broadcasters and webcasters might find interesting. The study examined the final three months of 2011.
-- 234 million Americans (age 13+) used mobile devices.
-- Almost 98 million Americans owned smartphones in Q4 2011, which is 40% of all mobile subscribers.
-- Google Android remains the top U.S. smartphone platform, with a 47.3% market share. Apple iOS was second with just under 30%; RIM (Blackberry) slipped to 16%; Microsoft was under 5%; and Symbian (Nokia) was 1.4%.
-- Nearly 48% of U.S. mobile subscribers used apps, almost 24% listened to music on their phones.
Read more (including comScore's press release) from Engadget Mobile here.