USA Text Message Statistics

Statistics from a webinar hosted by Neustar.

  • 72.2% of wireless users have paid for SMS packages.  This equates to 203 million Americans.
  • 57% of wireless users 13+ are considered regular text message users.
  • There has been a 107% increase in text message use in the USA in the past year.
  • 2.5 billion text messages are sent each day in the USA.
  • More text messages are sent per phone than phone calls.  The average text messages used per month is 357 compared to 204 cell phone calls.
  • 15 million Americans used video on their cell phones in quarter two, 2008.
  • 138 million Americans have sent a text message in the past three months.



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