NPD: Sprint's Android customers are using less data per month

Android UsageEven though Sprint Nextel continues to offer unlimited data plans for smartphones, Android users on its network are using less data each month than they were six months ago, according to findings from NPD Connected Intelligence. NPD's data-usage tracking software revealed that Sprint's average monthly Android smartphone usage dropped from 1.38 GB per month in May 2012 to 0.76 GB in October. FierceWireless teamed with NPD Connected Intelligence to publish results gathered through the firm's SmartMeter surveying software, which is installed on about 1,200 smartphones, including 1,000 Android phones and about 200 iPhones. Special Report