Active home Internet usage experienced its largest growth in Spain as the year closed out, according to data from Nielsen//NetRatings.
|Active Internet Universe, December 2006|
|Country||November 2006||December 2006||Growth (%)||Diff.|
|Source: Nielsen//NetRatings, 2007
Spain saw the largest percentage of growth in December (3.01 percent), with 397,848 new users. In Japan, there were 747,038 new users, accounting for a 1.7 percent increase. Increases were also seen in Italy (1.84 percent); the U.K. (1.47); and France (1.47 percent).
A drop in active Internet users was visible in Switzerland (-1.14 percent) and Brazil (-0.20 percent), despite Brazil’s lead in November.
Nielsen//NetRatings uses a sampling methodology applied worldwide, which allows for data aggregation on regional and global bases.
According to data gathered for the report,‘Communications Infrastructure: The Backbone of Digital,’ 88% of IT professionals and 61% of marketers ranked their company’s current communication infrastructure as 'cutting-edge' or 'good.'
On Thursday, Twitter reported its earnings for Q4 2016, and the results have raised questions about the company's long-term future.
It probably won't come as a surprise that 2016's Cyber Monday has earned the distinction of being the biggest online sales day in US history.
Black Friday is here, but just how important is the day that has historically been the most watched of the holiday shopping season?