Ina Fried May 16, 2017
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U.S. cell phone company data revenue falls for first time


U.S. consumers are using more cellular data than ever. However, with unlimited cellular plans once again on the rise, they aren't necessarily spending more.

Revenue from cellular data, which has continued to grow each quarter for the past 17 years, dipped sequentially last quarter, according to a new report from Chetan Sharma Consulting. That wasn't the only negative sign. For the first time, connected tablets also declined, as did overall postpaid net additions.