Orange has reported a surge in mobile multimedia activity in the second half of 2008, recording an average of 166 million page impressions a month for mobile social networking sites like Bebo and Facebook.
Orange's latest multimedia data stats, published in its fourth Digital Media Index, which covers August to September 2008 and reveals that dongle sales were up by over 2000%, and 3G customers are up by 86%. Meanwhile, mobile internet searches have increased by 30% and music downloads have increased by 10%. The comparisons are made with Orange's third Digital Media Index which covered the period November 2007 to January 2008.
The Orange Digital Media Index reveals usage patterns across the full range of Orange's entertainment and communications services, including home broadband, text and picture messaging, and the mobile internet.