Children’s use of mobile phones 2013: An international comparison
Children’s use of mobile phones – An international comparison 2013 provides a detailed picture of children’s mobile phone behaviour in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Now in its fifth year, the 2013 study surveyed 3,560 pairs of children and their parents/guardians. The 2013 research has been funded by mobile operators in each country, with a small contribution from the GSMA and the continued support of the Mobile Society Research Institute. The report data was obtained through a series of surveys conducted in each country during 2012 and 2013.
Mobile Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Content – flyer
The Mobile Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Content was founded by an international group of mobile operators within the GSMA to work collectively on obstructing
the use of the mobile environment by individuals or organisations wishing to consume or profit from child sexual abuse content.
mYouth – flyer
As children’s use of mobile phones continues to grow, mobile operators have a role to play in ensuring young people’s mobile experience is positive, safe and enriching.
Children’s use of mobile phones 2012: An international comparison
Children’s use of mobile phones – An international comparison 2012 provides a detailed picture of children’s mobile phone usage across five different countries – Chile, Egypt, India, Indonesia and Japan. Now in its fourth year, the 2012 study surveyed 4,500 children and their parents or guardians. It builds on work previously conducted in India, Japan and Egypt, and features Indonesia and Chile for the first time.
Children’s use of mobile phones 2011: An international comparison
The Children’s use of mobile phones — An international comparison 2011 report provides a detailed picture of mobile phone use by children from the age of eight to 18, following research conducted with more than 3,500 pairs of children and parents in Japan, India, Paraguay and Egypt.
Now in its third year, it builds on the previous two studies conducted in Japan, India, Mexico, Cyprus, China and Korea. The research is sponsored by mobile phone operators in each country, and has covered more than 15,500 pairs of children and their parents.
Children’s use of mobile phones and personal relationships 2010: An international comparison
n 2009, NTT docomo’s Mobile Society Research Institute and the GSMA jointly conducted an international research study examining the ways in which children communicate through mobile phones, and the role that the mobile phone – a personal medium – plays in the formation and development of personal relationships by and between children. This study builds on a previous research conducted by the same organisations in 2008, which considered the driving forces behind the penetration of mobile phones amongst children. The report is based on questionnaire surveys conducted in the summer of 2009 in six countries: Japan, South Korea, China, India, Mexico and Cyprus. Approximately 6,000 pairs of respondents were interviewed, each consisting of a child aged between eight and 18 and his or her parent or guardian.
Children’s use of mobile phones 2009: An international comparison
This report aims to shed light on these questions. It is based on questionnaire surveys conducted in five countries; Japan, Korea, China, India, and Mexico in the summer of 2008. We interviewed approximately 6,000 pairs of respondents, each consisting of a child and his or her parent or guardian. In addition, we also conducted qualitative interview surveys in Japan and Mexico as case studies to give us deeper insight into children’s use of mobile phones.