Remote workers continue paying own phone bills

Smartphones have become a workhorse for many workers, facilitating their ability to work remotely. However, the share of employers who help pay the phone bills is nominal. In 2020, employers paid for a higher share of workers, and that share has declined since then.

This MetaFAQs reports on the percentage of workers who have their phone service charges paid for or reimbursed by their employers, split by country. Report [TUP_doc_2024_0316_empt] in TUP Lenses: Mobile Phones; Work/Life Balance

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Americans continue trend with more smartphone than computer hours

There is a certain stability among Americans, at least when it comes to the many hours they use connected devices. Since 2019, Americans used a collection of connected devices – computers, smartphones, and tablets – for more than 10 billion weekly hours. This number has remained largely steady in total, although it has shifted between the types of devices Americans use. Computers have continued to decline in use as Americans increasingly turn to smartphones.

This MetaFAQs reports on the millions of weekly hours Americans use smartphones, computers, and tablets, as well as the mean hours they use these devices. Report [TUP_doc_2024_0304_hout] in TUP Lenses: Devices, Mobile Phones, PCs, Tablets

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